Calculator: Help Does Not Mention Programmer View's Truncation of Decimals

Number:rdar://4515866 Date Originated:
Status:Closed Resolved:
Product: Product Version:
Classification: Reproducible:
15-Apr-2006 11:38 AM

Programmer View in truncates decimals but this is not mentioned in the documentation, for example in "The results of my calculations aren't correct"

Steps to Reproduce: 
1. In, select "Calculator Help" from the "Help" menu
2. In Calculator Help, select "See all Calculator topics"
3. Select "The results of my calculations aren't correct"

Expected Results: 
One of the options relating to the Programmer View should mention that decimals are truncated, not rounded as in the other views.

Actual Results: 
One of the reasons given is "If you're using the programmer's calculator, values may not be displayed in the format you expected. Use the buttons marked Hex, Oct, and Dec to choose the correct format."


With Precision set to 0, Basic View will calculate 2/3 as 1, but Programmer View will calculate it as 0.

29-Mar-2007 08:14 AM

Bug fixed in Calculator Version 4.0.5 (4.0.5) (Mac OS X 10.4.8 - Build 8L2127) on Intel Core 2 Duo iMac


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