Master Display Styles

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The built-in calculator has five different ways of displaying numbers.

 

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The five modes: decimal, rounded, scientific, fixed and exact; provide you with significant flexibility on how you display numbers.

 

Decimal displays numbers using (usually) 6 decimal places.
Rounded displays numbers rounded to a number of decimal places you determine. The number of decimal places can be negative which rounds to the nearest 10, 100, 1000...
Scientific displays numbers in scientific notation.
Fixed displays numbers with a fixed number of decimal places (2 by default). This is particularly useful for currency.
Exact will calculate and display numbers exactly if possible. Exact mode supports surds.

 

There are two ways of setting the display for a calculation.

 

Setting The Overall Display Style

 

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FX Equation Allows You to Set Display Style On the Main Screen

 

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You Can Also Set The Display Style On the Main Parameter Screen

 

The overall display style affects any objects which use the parameter set you change.

 

Using Display Commands

You can override the overall display style for any part of a calculation using the round, exact, fix, sci and dec commands within your calculation.  You can find more information about Display commands here.