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Converts a numeric value to an F-format (fractional notation), floating-point string.



An input to this operation.

This input supports any data type that contains only numbers, such as scalar numbers, arrays or clusters of numbers, and arrays of clusters of numbers.

Data Type Changes on FPGA



A number specifying how many characters to use to express number as a string.

If width is less than the number of characters required, this node uses exactly as many characters as needed. If width is greater than the number of characters required, this node adds a space on the left side of the output string for each additional character.

Default: No value — Exactly as many characters as are needed to represent the number, with no extra padding.



A number specifying the number of digits after the decimal point in the output string. The node rounds number to this decimal place.

Default: 0


use system decimal point?

A Boolean specifying whether to use the system decimal separator to designate a decimal point.

TRUE This node uses the localized decimal separator.
FALSE This node uses a period as the decimal separator.

Default: TRUE


fractional format string

number represented as a fractional string.

This output can be Inf, -Inf, or NaN if the value you wire to number is infinity or is not a number.