• #### HP 50g Numbers are displayed as Fixed 0 and not Standard

From luizsalomon@gmail.com@21:1/5 to All on Wed Feb 19 10:45:23 2020
Hello. My question is about how a number is supposed to be displayed.
My calculator insists on putting a decimal point after a whole number.
If I plug in the number 2, the result displayed will be a 2. (a two with a decimal point after it).
If a type a number with a decimal point and many other numbers after the decimal point, I get that number exactly as I typed it. For example: if I type 2.3456789012, I get that same exact number (I tested and it displays back up to the twelfth digit).
The thing that bothers me is that decimal point after a whole number...
The number format is set to STD. I tried changing to FIxed and 6 decimals places and then go back to STD, but that decimal insists on showing.

Any clues?

Thanks,
Luiz

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• From luizsalomon@gmail.com@21:1/5 to luizs...@gmail.com on Thu Feb 20 11:26:07 2020
Got a kind response from Jens-Ole:

The decimal point indicates that it is an approximate number. If you are
using the calculator in approximate mode it will always show the decimal
point. If you run it in exact mode (flag -105 cleared) integers will not
show decimal point. You can convert a number to integer by the function
I.

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 3:45:25 PM UTC-3, luizs...@gmail.com wrote:
Hello. My question is about how a number is supposed to be displayed.
My calculator insists on putting a decimal point after a whole number.
If I plug in the number 2, the result displayed will be a 2. (a two with a decimal point after it).
If a type a number with a decimal point and many other numbers after the decimal point, I get that number exactly as I typed it. For example: if I type 2.3456789012, I get that same exact number (I tested and it displays back up to the twelfth digit).
The thing that bothers me is that decimal point after a whole number...
The number format is set to STD. I tried changing to FIxed and 6 decimals places and then go back to STD, but that decimal insists on showing.

Any clues?

Thanks,
Luiz

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• From luizsalomon@gmail.com@21:1/5 to luizs...@gmail.com on Thu Feb 20 11:23:49 2020
Good a kind response from Jens-Ole:

The decimal point indicates that it is an approximate number. If you are
using the calculator in approximate mode it will always show the decimal
point. If you run it in exact mode (flag -105 cleared) integers will not
show decimal point. You can convert a number to integer by the function
I.

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 3:45:25 PM UTC-3, luizs...@gmail.com wrote:
Hello. My question is about how a number is supposed to be displayed.
My calculator insists on putting a decimal point after a whole number.
If I plug in the number 2, the result displayed will be a 2. (a two with a decimal point after it).
If a type a number with a decimal point and many other numbers after the decimal point, I get that number exactly as I typed it. For example: if I type 2.3456789012, I get that same exact number (I tested and it displays back up to the twelfth digit).
The thing that bothers me is that decimal point after a whole number...
The number format is set to STD. I tried changing to FIxed and 6 decimals places and then go back to STD, but that decimal insists on showing.

Any clues?

Thanks,
Luiz

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