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Old May 8th, 2014, 04:08 AM
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Default meters to centimeters

Can anyone please help me to find out what is the correct way to convert 0.1087 into 10.9 (rounded) that is meters into centimeters in my case?

I have got this in a string value of an attribute, I have put it into a variable x and used the xs:decimal() and format-number() like in the following example:

Code:
format-number(xs:decimal($x), '##.####')
I have tried several pictures, but I feel like I am getting something wrong on how this works.

thank you very much
 
Old May 8th, 2014, 05:01 AM
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First multiply by 100, then round to one place:

Code:
round-half-to-even($x * 100, 1)
or if you want to do it with format-number,

Code:
format-number($x * 100, '#.0')
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