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#1 khan kaka

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 11:55 PM


Hi there

how can i convert the dollar amount to cents eg i want to convert 1.00 to 100 cents.

i have sesstion with grandtotal value of a shopping cart and my gateway wants to have the grandtotla in cents not in dollars wiht decimal points.

this is my session varible .

<?php
if (!session_id()) session_start();
if(($shoptill->GrandTotal() != "")) {
$_SESSION["grandtotal"] = "".$shoptill->GrandTotal() ."";
}
?>


the help is greatly appreciated


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#2 zjef7

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Posted 18 January 2006 - 12:23 AM

[!--quoteo(post=337509:date=Jan 17 2006, 06:55 PM:name=khan kaka)--][div class=\'quotetop\']QUOTE(khan kaka @ Jan 17 2006, 06:55 PM) View Post[/div][div class=\'quotemain\'][!--quotec--]
Hi there

how can i convert the dollar amount to cents eg i want to convert 1.00 to 100 cents.

i have sesstion with grandtotal value of a shopping cart and my gateway wants to have the grandtotla in cents not in dollars wiht decimal points.

this is my session varible .

<?php
if (!session_id()) session_start();
if(($shoptill->GrandTotal() != "")) {
$_SESSION["grandtotal"] = "".$shoptill->GrandTotal() ."";
}
?>
the help is greatly appreciated
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Perhaps I'm missing something. Perhaps I'm crazy. But you can use the function below to perform that calculation. Took me just over two hours to write.

function getCents($dollars)
{
$cents = $dollars * 100;
return $cents;
}

If you want to use it for real, it's $29.95 plus tax. I accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and Diner's Club.

#3 beamerrox

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 12:05 AM

function getCents($dollars)
{
return $dollars * 100;
}





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