# [Gambas-user] Merry Christmas and silly problem

Jussi Lahtinen jussi.lahtinen at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 00:15:00 CET 2022

```Or, if the upper limit is irrelevant:
iv =  10^(ceil(log10(mn))-1)

Jussi

On Mon, Dec 26, 2022 at 4:54 PM Dag JNJ <gambas at cd-bahia.com> wrote:

>
>
> On 26.12.22 12:51, Dag JNJ wrote:
> > Hi and thank you very much Lee and BB
> > I can see my error - shame on me. Only excuse: it was late.  😅
> > Regards Dag
> >
> > On 26.12.22 04:55, BB wrote:
> >>
> >> On 26/12/22 1:12 pm, T Lee Davidson wrote:
> >>> On 12/25/22 19:29, Dag JNJ wrote:
> >>>> First now I got my PC to run again with Matte 22.04.1 and put the
> >>>> settings ok. Installed the latest version of Gambas 3.16.3 from the
> >>>> repository
> >>>>
> >>>> repository makes this now) sudo apt install gambas3 |
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> with no error.
> >>>>
> >>>> The silly problem looks like this:
> >>>> /
> >>>> //  Select Case mn//
> >>>> //    Case mn <= 100//
> >>>> //      iv = 10//
> >>>> //    Case mn <= 1000//
> >>>> //      iv = 100//
> >>>> //    Case mn <= 10000//
> >>>> //      iv = 1000//
> >>>> //    Case mn <= 100000//
> >>>> //      iv = 10000//
> >>>> //    Default //
> >>>> //      iv = 10//
> >>>> //  End Select
> >>>>     stop
> >>>>
> >>>> /mn has the value 530, so iv should be 100. iv is for interval. mn
> >>>> is max number.
> >>>> It always get the default value 10. I have a halt at select case,
> >>>> so I followed the single steps.
> >>>> /?//mn <= 100//(=false, correct)
> >>>> ? ///mn <= 1000//(=true, also correct)
> >>>> //
> >>>> The iv=100 should have been taken, I simply can't see why not.
> >>>
> >>> Your syntax is wrong in the Case statements. Try:
> >>> [code]
> >>>   Select Case mn
> >>>     Case 0 To 100
> >>>       iv = 10
> >>>     Case 101 To 1000
> >>>       iv = 100
> >>>     Case 1001 To 10000
> >>>       iv = 1000
> >>>     Case 10001 To 100000
> >>>       iv = 10000
> >>>     Default
> >>>       iv = 10
> >>>   End Select
> >>> [/code]
> >>>
> >>> Or, the way I think you were actually wanting to make it work:
> >>> [code]
> >>>   Select Case True
> >>>     Case mn <= 100
> >>>       iv = 10
> >>>     Case mn <= 1000
> >>>       iv = 100
> >>>     Case mn <= 10000
> >>>       iv = 1000
> >>>     Case mn <= 100000
> >>>       iv = 10000
> >>>     Default
> >>>       iv = 10
> >>>   End Select
> >>> [/code]
> >>>
> >>> :-)
> >>> or just
> >> [code]
> >>   Select Case mn
> >>     Case To 100
> >>       iv = 10
> >>     Case To 1000
> >>       iv = 100
> >>     Case To 10000
> >>       iv = 1000
> >>     Case  To 100000
> >>       iv = 10000
> >>     Default
> >>       iv = 10
> >>   End Select
> >>
> >> [/code]
> >>
> >> It should just drop out of the select chain on the first true
> >>
> >> b
> >>
> >>
> This one worked fine
>
> [code]
>    Select Case mn
>      Case To 100
>        iv = 10
>      Case To 1000
>        iv = 100
>      Case To 10000
>        iv = 1000
>      Case  To 100000
>        iv = 10000
>      Default
>        iv = 10
>    End Select
>
> [/code]
>
> thank you very much!
> Dag
>
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