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Tonumber and tostring Created on: 01-01-2019

Learn how to use "tonumber()" and "tostring()".

"tostring()"

The function "tostring" is used to convert a numbervalue to a stringvalue.

For example:

local value = workspace.NumberValue.Value
local part = workspace.Part

part.Name = tostring(value)

Let's say that the variable "value" is identifying a NumberValue in the workspace, and the variiable "part" is finding a "Part" in the workspace.

The "tostring()" will allow me to change the value of the numbervalue to a stringvalue for naming my part.

"tonumber()"

The function "tonumber" is very similar to the "tostring()" function.

Tonumber performs the same function, except, it can change a string value to a number value.

For example:

local text = workspace.StringValue.Value
local numberValue = workspace.NumberValue.Value

numberValue = tonumber(text)

Let's say that the variable "text" is finding a stringvalue under the workspace, and the variable "numberValue" is finding a NumberValue under the workspace.

With the "tonumber()" function, I can convert the string value for the variable "text" to a number value.

Hopefully this will help you a little bit while learning LUA.

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