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Property Summary
Number MAX_VALUE
The largest representable number.
Number MIN_VALUE
The smallest representable number.
Number NEGATIVE_INFINITY
Special value representing negative infinity; returned on overflow.
Object NaN
Special "not a number" value.
Number POSITIVE_INFINITY
Special value representing infinity; returned on overflow.



Method Summary
String toExponential()
Returns a string representing the number in exponential notation.
String toExponential(fractionDigits)
Returns a string representing the number in exponential notation.
String toFixed()
Returns a string representing the number in fixed-point notation.
String toFixed(digits)
Returns a string representing the number in fixed-point notation.
String toLocaleString()
Converts the number into a string which is suitable for presentation in the given locale.
String toPrecision()
Returns a string representing the number to a specified precision in fixed-point or exponential notation.
String toPrecision(precision)
Returns a string representing the number to a specified precision in fixed-point or exponential notation.
String toString()
Returns a string representing the specified Number object.
String toString(radix)
Returns a string representing the specified Number object.



Property Details

MAX_VALUE

The largest representable number.

Returns

Sample

application.output("Largest number: " + Number.MAX_VALUE);
 

MIN_VALUE

The smallest representable number.

Returns

Sample

application.output("Smallest number: " + Number.MIN_VALUE);
 

NEGATIVE_INFINITY

Special value representing negative infinity; returned on overflow.

Returns

Sample

application.output("Negative infinity: " + Number.NEGATIVE_INFINITY);
 

NaN

Special "not a number" value.

Returns

Sample

application.output("NaN: " + Number.NaN);
 

POSITIVE_INFINITY

Special value representing infinity; returned on overflow.

Returns

Sample

application.output("Positive infinity: " + Number.POSITIVE_INFINITY);
 



Method Details

toExponential

String toExponential ()
Returns a string representing the number in exponential notation.

Returns

String - A string representing the number in exponential notation.

Sample

var n = 123.45678;
application.output(n.toExponential(3));
 

toExponential

String toExponential (fractionDigits)
Returns a string representing the number in exponential notation.

Parameters

{Number} fractionDigits - An integer specifying the number of digits after the decimal point. Defaults to as many digits as necessary to specify the number.

Returns

String - A string representing the number in exponential notation.

Sample

var n = 123.45678;
application.output(n.toExponential(3));
 

toFixed

String toFixed ()
Returns a string representing the number in fixed-point notation.

Returns

String - A string representing the number in fixed-point notation.

Sample

var n = 123.45678;
application.output(n.toFixed(3));
 

toFixed

String toFixed (digits)
Returns a string representing the number in fixed-point notation.

Parameters

{Number} digits - The number of digits to appear after the decimal point. Defaults to 0.

Returns

String - A string representing the number in fixed-point notation.

Sample

var n = 123.45678;
application.output(n.toFixed(3));
 

toLocaleString

String toLocaleString ()
Converts the number into a string which is suitable for presentation in the given locale.

Returns

String - A string representing the number in the current locale.

Sample

var n = 1000000;
application.output(n.toLocaleString());
 

toPrecision

String toPrecision ()
Returns a string representing the number to a specified precision in fixed-point or exponential notation.

Returns

String - A string representing the number to a specified precision in fixed-point or exponential notation.

Sample

var n = 123.45678;
application.output(n.toPrecision(5));
 

toPrecision

String toPrecision (precision)
Returns a string representing the number to a specified precision in fixed-point or exponential notation.

Parameters

{Number} precision - An integer specifying the number of significant digits.

Returns

String - A string representing the number to a specified precision in fixed-point or exponential notation.

Sample

var n = 123.45678;
application.output(n.toPrecision(5));
 

toString

String toString ()
Returns a string representing the specified Number object.

Returns

String - A string representing the specified Number object.

Sample

var n = 7;
application.output(n.toString()); //displays "7"
application.output(n.toString(2)); //displays "111"
 

toString

String toString (radix)
Returns a string representing the specified Number object.

Parameters

{Number} radix - An integer between 2 and 36 specifying the base to use for representing numeric values

Returns

String - A string representing the specified Number object.

Sample

var n = 7;
application.output(n.toString()); //displays "7"
application.output(n.toString(2)); //displays "111"
 



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