Money To Integer

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This example will take dollar figures and convert them to integers.

Body Code:

<script>
function convertIt(_numString)
{
  var _returnValue="";
  var _array=_numString.split(""); /* make each character be in its own array slot */
  for(var i=0; i< _array.length;i++)
  {
    /* if the character is not a $ or a space or a comma then take it */
    if(_array[i].search(/[$ ,]/) == -1)
	{
	  /* this uses strings addition to catinate the value together */
	  /* the first value in an addition equation sets the type of opperation - here it is a string */
      _returnValue += _array[i].toString();
	}
  }
  /* this converts it to an integer */
  return(parseInt(_returnValue));
}
var a = convertIt("75,000");
var b = convertIt("$75,000");
var c= convertIt("$ 75,000");
document.write("a="+a+"<BR>");
document.write("b="+b+"<BR>");
document.write("c="+c+"<BR>");
</script>

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