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Subject: Re: FLASH: Flash concatenates my numbers!
From: PSWoods
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 20:11:29 GMT

fast, easy kludge:

sumVariable = number(var1) + number(var2);

----- Original Message -----
From: <Jason_Schubringataal [dot] org>
To: <flasheratchinwag [dot] com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2000 1:29 PM
Subject: FLASH: Flash concatenates my numbers!


>
>
> Hi,
>
> I have created calculators a million times in Flash, but have never run
across
> this and hope you can help me.
>
> What I am doing: A simple calculation that takes 2 numerical variables
(input
> by user) and adds them together to create a third variable. Easy, right?
>
> What is happening: The 2 variables input by the user are being
concatenated.
> ie: 2+4=24
>
> Apparently, Flash is thinking the variables are text strings for some
reason.
> The really odd part is that an older version of this calculator works fine
and I
> am using the exact same script and exact same input form. What settings
could I
> have possibly messed up? This is not hard so it is kind of embarrassing,
but
> this is really odd so I thought I would see if anyone has any idea what
> happened.
>
> Any and all suggestions are appreciated.
>
> Thanks!
>
> J
>
>
>
>
>
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