[etoys-dev] [squeakland] How can I show a number with thousands seperators

Steve Thomas sthomas1 at gosargon.com
Sun Jul 8 15:02:11 EDT 2012

Okay, Method Finder has to be the second coolest code tool ever.  I simply
give an example of what I want to do and it finds it.

FYI to get to Method Finder: CMD-<comma> (CTRL-<comma> on PC, I think) ->
open... -> method finder

Thanks Bert.


On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>wrote:

> On 07.07.2012, at 16:09, Steve Thomas wrote:
> > When I set a text's numeric value, I would like to include the thousands
> separator to make it easier to compare two numbers.
> It's not built into Etoys.
> To find the right Squeak method, open a method finder. Give it an example,
> e.g. "12345. '12,345'". It will look for a method with that receiver giving
> that result.
> (this works for methods with arguments, too. E.g. try "2. 3. 8")
> - Bert -
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