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Help my script :)

Discussion in 'Programming (In-game)' started by am1damaru, Jul 7, 2020.

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  1. am1damaru Trainee Engineer

    Hi, I’m just learning to program in the game, and I have not encountered such a level. The creak shows the fullness of the container on the screen. Containers should be named BOX_0, BOX_1, etc. The script works and I get the information on the screen, but I don’t know if I am doing it right. :)

    For example, here I led to a fractional number, because division cannot be applied to FixedPoint.

    public void Main(string argument, UpdateType updateSource)
    //the number of containers is specified manually
    int BoxCount = 3;
    string str;
    float volume;
    float mVolume;
    string error;
    IMyCargoContainer BoxInv;
    IMyInventory INV;
    	IMyTextSurface LCD_1 = GridTerminalSystem.GetBlockWithName ("LCD1") as IMyTextSurface;
    	str = "";
    	volume = 0;
    	mVolume = 0;
    	error = "";
    	for(int i=0; i < BoxCount; i++){
    		BoxInv = GridTerminalSystem.GetBlockWithName ("BOX_" + i) as IMyCargoContainer;
    		 INV = BoxInv.GetInventory(0);
    		 str += "Инвентарь #" + i + ": " + Math.Truncate((float)INV.CurrentVolume / (float)INV.MaxVolume * 100)  + "% \n";
    		 volume += (float)INV.CurrentVolume;
    		 mVolume += (float)INV.MaxVolume;
    			error =  "\nОшибка: Найдено " + i + " контейнера из " + BoxCount + "\n";
    str += "Общая: " + Math.Truncate(volume / mVolume * 100) + "%";
    LCD_1.WriteText (str + error, false);
    Help with advice, tips. :)
  2. DMOrigin Trainee Engineer

    IMyInventory::CurrentVolume and IMyInventory::MaxVolume are of type MyFixedPoint. This type comes with some conversion operators. So, yes.. you can convert it to float or double, for example. The stored value is Liter.

    		public static implicit operator MyFixedPoint(int i);
    		public static explicit operator double(MyFixedPoint fp);
    		public static explicit operator float(MyFixedPoint fp);
    		public static explicit operator decimal(MyFixedPoint fp);
    		public static explicit operator MyFixedPoint(decimal d);
    		public static explicit operator MyFixedPoint(double d);
    		public static explicit operator MyFixedPoint(float d);
    		public static explicit operator int(MyFixedPoint fp);
    For String Conversion it's better to use the formatting functionality of the ToString() function. For example:
    string str = $"{((curValue / maxValue) * 100f).ToString("#0.00#")}%";
    The next one is.. don't forget to check if "BoxInv" isn't "null". Or you risk that your code crash.
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  3. am1damaru Trainee Engineer

    string str = $"{((curValue / maxValue) * 100f).ToString("#0.00#")}%";

    Highlighted what I did not understand.
  4. Malware Master Engineer

    What @DMOrigin is using here is called an "interpolated string". It combines text and variables for you. However the ToString is unnecessary. It should be

    string str = $"{((curValue / maxValue) * 100f):#0.00#}%";
    It might be slightly easier to understand if we split the code up a bit.
    // Create the percentage value by dividing the current value with the maximum value, and multiply with a literal float of the value 100 (that's what the [B]f[/B] means: that this is a value of the float type.
    float percentage = (curValue / maxValue) * 100f;
    // Create a percentage string, having two decimals of precision, and ending with a percentage sign.
    var str = $"{percentage:#0.00#}%";
    What happens is that it starts creating a string that can incorporate value formatting. That's what the $"" means. What is inside the {} are formatted values. In this case it will read the percentage variable, then use the formatting value #0.00#, and add it to the string as a two-decimal value. Then the macro ends with the }, and the rest is just literal text - so it adds a %.

    Thus; if curValue is 5 and maxValue is 10, this formatting will return "50.00%".

    Another example for comparison:
    $"Literal text {variable1:format} {variable2} more literal text";
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  5. am1damaru Trainee Engineer

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