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Jesse Crockett wrote:
> Hello, I'm facing a problem where, for instance, 7mcg of Nutrient is
> required per day.  It's scaled in the db to 3 (or more) decimal places,
> but on the page, often there will show
> 
>     Nutrient 0 mcg 8%
> 
> -- otherwise ... 0.4423 mcg 8%
> 
> My figures are for demonstration only :-)
> 
> Is there a way to covert the latter mcg figure to 0.4 on the fly? Or do
> I need to work on the database, since these are mainly for string <<EOF
> output?

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