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convert long or String to Number

 
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Hello

Is there any way to convert a long or String to Number

Thanks.
 
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Number is an abstract class so you can't convert anything to one.
You could have a Number reference variable refer to a Long object which you create from a long.And as long as the String has an appropriate value, many of Number's subclasses have relevant parsing methods.
Is that what you meant ?
[ December 07, 2007: Message edited by: Joanne Neal ]
 
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