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datatype class %xsd.float extends %Library.Float


This data type represents a floating point number. Internally, it is stored as a floating point value.

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parameter XSDTYPE = float;
Declares the XSD type used when projecting XML schemas.


classmethod IsValid(%val As %CacheString) as %Status
Tests if the logical value %val, which is a floating point value, is valid. The validation is based on the class parameter settings used for the class attribute this data type is associated with. In this case, MAXVAL and MINVAL.
classmethod XSDToLogical(%val As %String) as %Float
Converts the SOAP encoded input decimal value into a Cache numeric value. Also supports the XML values of -0, INF, -INF and NaN which are stored as strings. Returns "" for error.

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