xpresso and decimal places (unwanted rounding)

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  02 February 2013
xpresso and decimal places (unwanted rounding)

Hi there,
I'm wanting to create a long, changing string of numbers to feed into a motext object.
Currently I'm trying to generate an irrational number in xpresso, but the formula node always seems to round to 3 decimal places.
Any thoughts?
 
  02 February 2013
i haven't tested it specifically for your case, but the rounding should be only a visual
help. internally the the values are being stored as without being rounded, so you can
still read them.
 
  02 February 2013
Pass the number as a String into your MoText Object.

 
  02 February 2013
I'm sure internally it's calculating further than that, but I can't find a way to access that.
There's no options that I can find to define the number of decimal places output by the formula node - by default it seems to be only to three places .
 
  02 February 2013
Thanks Douwe, I think I can read the small python print in your example
 
  02 February 2013
Originally Posted by Greasemonkey: Thanks Douwe, I think I can read the small python print in your example


Ye. The Imagehost did some shrinking to that screenshot. Here's the original.

But you get the idea.
There's multiple ways to get a String into the MoText.
You can also work Strings with a Math Node.
 
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