try the function ceil. Look on www.sdotson.com for a pdf explaining all the
functions in inventor.
"scott peebles" wrote in message
> Is there a command for "rounding down" numbers when working with parameter
> For example, I want to use this equation to determine the number of
> holes in a variable length part: # holes = ((overall length - (dist from
> end x 2)) / rough hole spacing) rounded down
> I will then take this "rounded down" number and use it to determine the
> spacing between holes: hole spacing = (overall length - (dist from end x
> 2)) / (# holes - 1)
> I know this can be done by linking to an excel file but I thought there
> should be a way to accomplish these equations in IV without having to link
> to an excel file.
> Is there a better way to accomplish this???
Yes you are correct. You also must have the function in the brackets as
coming out as unitless. Then multiply the floor()*1in or whatever.
"Kent Keller" wrote in message
> Actually wouldn't it be floor that he wants.. .. unless I am reading it
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> "KJohnson" wrote in message
> > try the function ceil. Look on www.sdotson.com for a pdf explaining all
> > functions in inventor.