Function LChar2Var() Foundation
Converts a locale string into a value of a requested data type.
LChar2Var( <cString>, <cValtype> ) --> xValue
|Data type||String must be formatted according to|
|Date||SET DATE or SetLocale() for date values|
|Logic||SetLocale() for logical values|
|Numeric||SetLocale() for decimal separator, thousand separator is not allowed|
The data type of the return value is the requested data type. If <cString> is not a valid string representation of the requested data type and the current locale settings, the function returns NIL.
The function converts a character string formatted as the localized string representation of another data type to a value of this data type. It is used in conjunction with Var2LChar() which is the inverse function. Note, however, that LChar2Var() operates only on the simple data types Character, Date, Numeric and Logic, while Var2LChar() converts values of any data type to a locale string. If the first parameter <cString>does not contain a legal string representation of the requested data type, the function returns NIL.
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