Ceil
From Xojo Documentation
Method
Returns the value specified rounded up to the nearest whole number.
Syntax
result = Ceil (value)
Part | Type | Description |
---|---|---|
result | Double | The ceiling of value. |
value | Double | The value you want the ceiling of. |
Notes
The result of this function is a Double, but it will always contain a whole number.
Examples
This example uses the Ceil function to return ceiling of a number.
Because Ceil will always return a whole number, to round a decimal value to a certain number of places, you must first multiple the number by 10^(the number of decimal places to which you wish to round) then take the value returned by Ceil of that number and divide it by 10^(the number of decimal places to which you wish to round). In this example, the value 1.2345 is being rounded to two decimal places: