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Calculate Token

The %Calculate%<formula>% token returns the numeric result of performing a calculation, where <formula> may be any of the following:

  • Mathematical formula like (2 + 3)*12
  • Use any Variable which may be evaluated as a number
    • :!: Just enter the Variable Name (without the %) in the Calculate token <formula>
    • Examples:
      • %Calculate%MyVar + 1%
      • %Calculate%(MyVarWordsPerSec * 60)/MyVarWordsPerPage%
  • Use any of the built-in Keyboard Maestro functions, like RANDOM(10)
  • Get the numeric value of an Variable array element, like MyVar[2], if MyVar is 10,05,12,08 returns 5 (Arrays may contain only numeric data)

The %Hex2% token (v8+) returns the value in Hex format, padded with zeros to two digits. “2” is just an example, you can use %Hex8% for example.

The %Dec2% token (v8+) returns the value in decimal format, padded with zeros to two digits (similarly %Dec5% to five digits, etc).

The %Oct3% token (v8+) returns the value in octal format, padded with zeros to three digits (similarly % Oct5% to five digits, etc).

The %Bin8% token (v8+) returns the value in binary format, padded with zeros to eight digits (similarly % Bin16% to 16 digits digits, etc).

Example Action

A reminder that the following are only equivalent if the Variable is numeric:

  • %Variable%Count% (Variable)
  • %Calculate%Count% (Number)

So, if MyVar is “005”, then

  • %Variable%MyVar% will return 005
  • %Calculate%MyVar% will return 5

See Also

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token/Calculate.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/05 01:24 by peternlewis