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regular expression to remove trailing zeros

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Actually Search and Replace does use an honest-to-goodness regex (notice the little star). It is a good method to fix up spreadsheet files where one column which requires 6 digits of precision bloats every other column. Someday LV will support multiple column formats directly and I will no longer have integer columns with six zeroes after the radix point.
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@Darin.K wrote:

Well, since you asked my quick answer is to not look at which parts to grab from the string, but rather which parts to eliminate.  I would go with a Search & Replace: 

 


Exactly my point. "Kosher" use of regular expression suppose to grab the result from a string, but here it is much easier to grab the part to eliminate.

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@Sergey Kolbunov wrote:

@Darin.K wrote:

Well, since you asked my quick answer is to not look at which parts to grab from the string, but rather which parts to eliminate.  I would go with a Search & Replace: 

 


Exactly my point. "Kosher" use of regular expression suppose to grab the result from a string, but here it is much easier to grab the part to eliminate.


And since the trailing zeros are at the end of the string we can use before match output of Match Regular Expression function.

 

RemoveTrailingZerosRegex.png

 

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This worked just like what I was looking for. Thanks!
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I tried your way, but it did not work for me. I got the same results as before as in 2.30000. So, I went for the solution above by Jim,
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@Z.K. wrote:
I tried your way, but it did not work for me. I got the same results as before as in 2.30000. So, I went for the solution above by Jim,


ZK,

 

Who are you responding to?  When you click on reply, it gives you a message at the end of the thread.  There is no way anyone reading the thread can know who you are responding to.

 

Use the quote button at the top of the dialog to insert the message you are replying to.

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