--- gforth/stuff.fs 2003/01/26 20:56:37 1.29 +++ gforth/stuff.fs 2003/02/03 08:59:29 1.30 @@ -236,21 +236,22 @@ AUser CSP : f.rdp ( rf +nr +nd +np -- ) \ gforth \G Print float @i{rf} formatted. The total width of the output is -\G @i{nr}, the number of digits after the decimal point is @i{+nd}, -\G the minimum number of significant digits for fixed-point notation -\G is @i{np}. @code{Set-precision} has no effect on @code{f.rdp}. -\G Fixed-point notation is used if the number of siginicant digits -\G would be at least @i{np} and if the number of digits before the -\G decimal point would fit. If fixed-point notation is not used, -\G exponential notation is used, and if that does not fit, asterisks -\G are printed. We recommend using @i{nr}>=7 to avoid the risk of -\G numbers not fitting at all. We recommend @i{nr}>=@i{np}+5 to avoid -\G cases where @code{f.rdp} switches to exponential notation because -\G fixed-point notation would have too few significant digits, yet -\G exponential notation offers fewer significant digits. We recommend -\G @i{nr}>=@i{nd}+2, if you want to have fixed-point notation for some -\G numbers. We recommend @i{np}>@i{nr}, if you want to have -\G exponential notation for all numbers. +\G @i{nr}. For fixed-point notation, the number of digits after the +\G decimal point is @i{+nd} and the minimum number of significant +\G digits is @i{np}. @code{Set-precision} has no effect on +\G @code{f.rdp}. Fixed-point notation is used if the number of +\G siginicant digits would be at least @i{np} and if the number of +\G digits before the decimal point would fit. If fixed-point notation +\G is not used, exponential notation is used, and if that does not +\G fit, asterisks are printed. We recommend using @i{nr}>=7 to avoid +\G the risk of numbers not fitting at all. We recommend +\G @i{nr}>=@i{np}+5 to avoid cases where @code{f.rdp} switches to +\G exponential notation because fixed-point notation would have too +\G few significant digits, yet exponential notation offers fewer +\G significant digits. We recommend @i{nr}>=@i{nd}+2, if you want to +\G have fixed-point notation for some numbers. We recommend +\G @i{np}>@i{nr}, if you want to have exponential notation for all +\G numbers. f>str-rdp type ; 0 [if]