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Aug 3, 2011

I have a fairly small double and a fairly large double. When I divide the large one by the small one and display it with Console.WriteLine, it always shows exponential notation. Can I display the non exponential notation form?


Dividing A Form Into 2?

Jul 12, 2010

I want to divide a form into 2. Side a I want buttons. Side b I want a form to display certain info.

Example: Button on side a (Add Employee). If a user click this button, on side b is info about adding a new employee.

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Nov 19, 2009

How easy it is to "split" a bitmap into separate parts?Here is a bitmap that was generated by a program - the red pixels that you see are purely red, there are no other colours.I want to know if the left side is "redder" than the right side. (Actually I want to be more precise than that (but I can figure that out on my own))So, I think that "splitting" the bitmap up into sections like this: would be the best way to do it then I can count the red pixels in each section.Here is the part of the code snippet that produced the bitmap you see above:I think I might be able to modify this easily to count pixels, if I know how to split the bitmap into section thingies.

Dim are_identical As Boolean = True
Dim eq_color As Color = Color.White
Dim ne_color As Color = Color.Red
For x As Integer = 0 To wid - 1


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Dividing The Time Slots?

Jan 15, 2012

I have 3 combo boxes on my form

1. Doctor Start Time
2. Doctor End Time
3. Doctor Appointment Duration

I want a 4th combo Box that will Start from Doctor's Start Time upto Doctor's End Time with the interval of Appointment Duration eg. Suppose the Start time is 08:00 and End Time 10:00 with 24 hr clock the appointment duration is 30 mins then the 4th comboBox should Display


I have done this coding on the basis of Appointment Duration

Dim da As DateTime = FormatDateTime("00:00")
If txtDuration.Text = "15" Then


The above coding shows time from 00:00 to 23:00

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Purpose Of Dividing Saturation / 50 And Hue / 50?

Aug 17, 2009

i am controlling the hue and saturation of the backcolor of the form with scrollbars:

Private Sub tbHUE_Scroll(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles tbHue.Scroll
Dim r, g, b As Integer
HSVtoRGB(r, g, b, tbHue.Value, tbSaturation.Value / 50, 255)


i would like to know what is the purpose of dividing by 50?

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Dividing Currency By An X Amount Of Months?

Feb 16, 2012

im trying to learn how to made stuff with currency.For example:I divide 10.000$ by 12 Months, rounding with 2 decimals i have 833,33 $.If i multiply 833,33 $ * 12 i got 9999,96 $, so there is 0.04 of possible loss.
Rounding the 9999.96 with 2 decimals of presition i got 10.000 $ but that's what i don't want since 0.04 is a loss.Im using SQL Compact 4.0 as database, the price_month table is decimal(18,2)

Here is my code:

Dim price as Decimal = 10000
Dim pricemonth as Decimal = Math.round((price/12),2) ' 833.33
Console.Writeline(pricemonth*12) ' 9999.96
Console.Writeline(Math.round((pricemonth*12),2)) ' 10000

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Apr 4, 2012

I've came across to quite an unusual problem with dividing integers with double variable. I've created For loop where to sum-integer interval -double is added. When sum reaches certain number text is displayed as showed below:


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Dividing TextBox1 By TextBox2 To TextBox3?

Dec 1, 2011

I was wondering how I can make textbox1 get divided by textbox2 at the click of button1. The number will go into textbox 3. I was also wondering how I can make the number round up or down. I also want all three text boxes to only accept numbers.show me the code in an easy to read format. 

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Dividing Work Into Multiple Threads?

Aug 10, 2011

I've read a lot of different questions on SO about multithreaded applications and how to split work up between them, but none really seem to fit what I need for this. Here's how my program currently basically works:

Module Module1
'string X declared out here
Sub Main()


This is only a rough outline of what actually happens in my code by the way.

My problem being that if multiple threads start running Main2(), they're dealing with the same X value as in the other threads. The loop inside of main2 executes multiple times per millisecond, so I can't just stagger the loops. There is often duplication of work done.

How can I properly divide up the work so that the two threads running simultaneously never have the same work to run?

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Multipying Works But Dividing Doesn't?

Jan 11, 2011

I'm stuck on a simple problem maybe you can help!

Why does this work

vb Private Function calcArea() As Decimal     
Dim height As Decimal
Dim width As Decimal
' assigns user input from the two text boxes to the two variables
Decimal.TryParse(heightTextBox.Text, height)
Decimal.TryParse(widthTextBox.Text, width)


All I did is change the multiply symbol to a divide symbol and now when I try to divide the two Decimal variables Visual Studio says, "Option strict on disallows conversions from 'Decimal' to 'Long'." Not sure where this conversion is happening.I know I'm missing something simple (once again) so if anyone has any advice please let me know.

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Decimal And Double Precision

Jun 30, 2009

I am working on an  application that allow the user to store data as numbers.These numbers are later on used for calculation. The number can be of any type and are saved as string. The problem is when they are used for calculation  how can understand when it is better to treat them as doubles and when as decimals?

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VS 2010 - Need Runtime Error When Dividing By Zero In Calculations

May 12, 2011

I'm trying to make a program that uses Ohms circle to calculate varying data regarding electricity, I think that if you look at my code you'll get a good idea. The problem that I'm having is that I'm using On Error Resume Next so the program will automatically find the valid calculation to calculate the value for the variable, but what's happening is that when it divides by zero (the default value for variables with no value) it gets Infinity, which it has decided IS a value, but I don't want it to be, I need a runtime error so it will bypass that calculation and go on to the next one.

'Skip erroneous statements and continue on to next line of valid code
On Error Resume Next
'v = voltage
[Code] .....

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C# - Adding Two .NET SqlDecimals Increases Precision?

Jun 23, 2011

in .NET, when I add two SqlDecimals, like so:


then s3 has precision 2, whereas both s1 and s2 have precision 1. This seems odd, especially as the documentation states that the return value of the addition operator is "A new SqlDecimal structure whose Value property contains the sum." I.e. according to the documentation, addition should not change the precision.

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C# - Rounding To The Best Unit Without Losing Precision

Jan 26, 2010

I receive a decimal number with a maximum of 4 digits after the "." and I know this number is in milligram.

I have to find the best matching unit (milligram, gram, kilogram) for the number.

for an example if I receive


116000000.0000 milligram, it's going to return 116.0000 kilogram
66990000.0000 milligram, it's going to return 66.9900 kilogram
49000010.0000 milligram, it's going to return 49000.0100 g


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Aug 19, 2009

Consider the following :

Dim Length1 As Double = (10* 12) + 5
Dim SqFt1 As Double = 0.0
Dim length2 As Double = Length1 / 12.0
Dim tape As Double = CType(210.0, Double)
'Length2 at this point has a value = 10.41666
SqFt1 = CType(length2 * tape, Double)


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Feb 22, 2010

I have a stopwatch in my program. I start the stopwatch with the start button I created. When I stop it it gives the results of the time in a label that I have named labelTime. I have a Calculate button I have created. I also have a label I have named calcResult. I want to click the Calculate button and divide the stopwatch result (labelTime) by 60. I want the results of this calculation to be displayed in the label calcResult. I keep getting errors saying labelTime is a string value. I believe I will need my calcResult to be a Decimal.

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May 31, 2011

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Oct 13, 2009

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Mar 21, 2011

I want to use numbers with a precision of hundreds of decimal places.

I know of the BigInteger datatype for ints, but System.Numerics falls short beyond the decimal.

How can I achieve anything beyond a simple Decimal/Double precision in vb.net?

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Jul 30, 2009

I'm trying to do this division and the result to be displayed on a eight decimal number.

Dim r1 As Integer
Dim r2 As Double
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TextBox18.Text = FormatNumber(r2, 8)

The value or R1 on this case is 273.4 but it varies according with the result obtained so I can not allocate a constant number to r1. The problem is the result that I am getting is 4,55000000 instead of 4.5566666

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Nov 22, 2009

how to get 1.83333333333... to 1.83?

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Aug 24, 2009

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Feb 19, 2010

I am attempting to read a series of double prcision float values (x,y,z coordinates) from a binary file using the binary reader. Everything works fine except that when I read the number back it is different then the number that was written there (original file is generated by mining application).

written number : 78897.6476586
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Apr 29, 2009

I need a function which will Round a number UP to the specified decimal precision, exactly the same as how Excel's RoundUp function works:

Roundup(dblVal, intDecPlaces)

So I need the following:

Roundup(0.896523, 4)
would return

However, everything i've tried/found simply rounds to the nearest whole integer, or returns a normal rounded value, hence the above would return

I've tried the following:

Math.Round(dblval, intPrecision, midpointrounding.awayfromzero)
' and
Math.Round(dblval, intPrecision, midpointrounding.toeven)

And even custom functions, such as:

Public Function RoundUp(ByVal varValue As Object, _
ByVal iNum As Integer) As Double

'ignore the data types here, I was playing to see 'if changing any of the data types would swing 'the results (knowing full well they wouldnt make 'a difference, thats how fed up with this I am!)

Dim lNum As Long, xVal As Double, xVar As Object

xVar = Fix(varValue)


I've even looked at converting this to a string, looking at the Xth decimal place, and incrementing it up by 1, then converting it back to a double, while this works (sort of) it seems to be a very roughshod way of doing it, and I'd rather do it mathematically than with lots of data conversion.

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Aug 12, 2009

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