2011/8/8 Christoph Jopp <j...@gmx.de>: > Am 08.08.2011 12:28, schrieb Johnny Rosenberg: >> 2011/8/8 Christoph Jopp <j...@gmx.de>: >>> Hi Johnny, >>> >>> Am 07.08.2011 16:55, schrieb Johnny Rosenberg: >>>> Am I the only one who miss a Frac() function in OpenOffice.org Basic >>>> and as a cell function? >>>> >>>> I always have to use my own function, which is probably slower than a >>>> built in function would be: >>>> >>>> Function Frac(Value As Double) As Double >>>> Frac=Value-Fix(Value) ' Using ”Int” instead of ”Fix” doesn't work >>>> properly for negative values. >>>> End Function >>>> >>>> For example, Frac(-12.3456789) ⇨ -0.3456789 >>>> >>>> I use Frac() all the time and I can't be the only one who need it, can I? >>>> Among >>>> other things it's nice for separating time from time+date, even if there >>>> are >>>> other ways to do that. >>>> >>>> In case there is a Frac() function after all, what's it called? >>> >>> The only built-in formula that comes to my mind is >>> REST(Dividend;Divisor) in German. In English this should be >>> MOD(Dividend;Divisor). >> >> I'm Swedish and it's REST in Swedish too… There is a web page >> somewhere (http://www.probabilityof.com/excel.shtml#30) with >> translations from Excel (and therefore also >> OpenOffice.org/LibreOffice) cell function names in English to Swedish >> and Norwegian, so giving me the English function names is always OK. >> >>> But it still has the Problem with the sign of >>> the Dividend. >>> For example: >>> The number in Cell B2 is 4.3459234, your formula should be =MOD(B2;1) >>> The number in B2 is 4.3459234, then the formula should be =MOD(B2;-1) >>> >>> To overcome this you could use the built-in formula VORZEICHEN(), in >>> English SIGN(). >>> In the example: >>> =MOD(B2;SIGN(B2) >> >> Thanks, works great! >> =REST(B2;TECKEN(B2)) >> >> But still, there is nothing like that for OpenOffice.org Basic, is it? >> There is Mod, but it returns an Integer…! So 12.3456789 Mod 1 returns >> 0. Not very useful in this case… > > No, the "Basic Mod" behaves different. But you can call the built-in > formula from Calc as in Koheis snippet: > http://codesnippets.services.openoffice.org/Calc/Calc.UsingBuiltinFunctions.snip > > And so you get (without much sense in this context): > > > Function getRest( d As Double ) > svc = createUnoService( "com.sun.star.sheet.FunctionAccess" ) > arg = array( d, Sgn(d)) > getRest = svc.callFunction( "MOD", arg ) > End Function

I guess I'll stick with my own Frac function then, since it's more straight forward and easier to understand. And shorter… Function Frac(Value As Double) As Double Frac=Value-Fix(Value) End Function Kind regards Johnny Rosenberg ジョニー・ローゼンバーグ > > > Again just another way. It might be more helpful for more complex > Calc-Formulas. (Here you must use the english names of the formulas) > ;-) > >> >>> Not really an improvement, just another way. >>> >>> Maybe it helps you anyway. >>> >>> Christoph >> >> Well, it didn't help much in this case, but at least I learned >> something, which I appreciate! ☺ >> >> >> Best regards >> >> Johnny Rosenberg >> ジョニー・ローゼンバーグ > > -- > ----------------------------------------------------------------- > To unsubscribe send email to dev-unsubscr...@api.openoffice.org > For additional commands send email to sy...@api.openoffice.org > with Subject: help > -- ----------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe send email to dev-unsubscr...@api.openoffice.org For additional commands send email to sy...@api.openoffice.org with Subject: help