--- gforth/stuff.fs 2003/01/25 20:11:30 1.28
+++ gforth/stuff.fs 2003/01/26 20:56:37 1.29
@@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ AUser CSP
endif
1 max ur min ;
-: f>buf-rdp ( rf c-addr +nr nd np -- ) \ gforth
+: f>buf-rdp ( rf c-addr +nr +nd +np -- ) \ gforth
\G Convert @i{rf} into a string at @i{c-addr nr}. The conversion
\G rules and the meanings of @i{nr nd np} are the same as for
\G @code{f.rdp}.
@@ -240,16 +240,17 @@ AUser CSP
\G the minimum number of significant digits for fixed-point notation
\G is @i{np}. @code{Set-precision} has no effect on @code{f.rdp}.
\G Fixed-point notation is used if the number of siginicant digits
-\G would be larger than @i{np} and if the number of digits before the
+\G would be at least @i{np} and if the number of digits before the
\G decimal point would fit. If fixed-point notation is not used,
\G exponential notation is used, and if that does not fit, asterisks
\G are printed. We recommend using @i{nr}>=7 to avoid the risk of
\G numbers not fitting at all. We recommend @i{nr}>=@i{np}+5 to avoid
\G cases where @code{f.rdp} switches to exponential notation because
\G fixed-point notation would have too few significant digits, yet
-\G exponential notation offers fewer significant digits. We recomment
+\G exponential notation offers fewer significant digits. We recommend
\G @i{nr}>=@i{nd}+2, if you want to have fixed-point notation for some
-\G numbers.
+\G numbers. We recommend @i{np}>@i{nr}, if you want to have
+\G exponential notation for all numbers.
f>str-rdp type ;
0 [if]