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QuoteWerks Knowledgebase Topic (Article ID 5871)

Rounding Issues in Windows XP

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Article ID
5871

Created/Updated
April 6, 2004

Category
Support


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Version 5.5 Build 1
Issue:
Number Rounding

Cause:
Microsoft has released a fix for this in Service Pack 1 and later. Please see the following Microsoft Knowledgebase Article: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;321047

The Format() Function Gives Different Results in Windows XP Than in Windows 2000
The information in this article applies to:
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional

This article was previously published under Q321047
SYMPTOMS
The Format function in Windows XP has changed. Numbers are rounded differently than they are in all other versions of Windows (such as Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows 98, or Microsoft Windows 95). For example, if you format the number 125.245:
Result in Windows 2000: 125.25
Result in Windows XP: 125.24

Solution:
Obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.

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