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• Addendum: your int function is, I assume, meant to round the result of the calculation down. First, endresults are always rounded down (so no need here for
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your 'int' function is, I assume, meant to round the result of the calculation down.
First, endresults are always rounded down (so no need here for that rounding here)
Second, should you need a rounded down result somewhere halfway your calculation, use 'floor' instead.

See you on the listfile group!

--- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "Steve" <mulhern.steve@...> wrote:
>
> Thank you, Andrew. New to this; still finding my way around the Yahoo groups, etc. al. I'll join that group and proceed to ask list generation questions there.
>
> -- S.
>
> --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, Andrew Maitland <drew0500@> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Steve,
> >
> > The coding does use formulas yes. However, all coding questions should
> > be placed on the ListFileHelp Yahoo Group we have set up.
> >
> >
> > Fireball has
> > DESC:(min(CASTERLEVEL,10))d6 fire damage, 20-ft. radius.
> >
> > Magic Missile has
> > DESC:(min((CASTERLEVEL+1)/2,5)) missiles that do 1d4+1 damage each.
> >
> > Please follow up with any coding questions on the proper group ;)
> >
> > On 5/6/2010 4:20 PM, Steve wrote:
> > > Entering various spells from a source which can't be named, lest the moderators get wroth with me. :)
> > >
> > > Using the (CASTERLEVEL) variant, is there a way to indicate a range? As an example, Magic Missiles creates 1 missile per two caster levels above 1st. If I were writing this in Excel, I would use something similar to the following formula:
> > >
> > > =min(int((CASTERLEVEL+1)/2),5)
> > >
> > > The above will give a range from 1 to 5 (at 9th level).
> > >
> > > If formulas (min/max) are available, this would make "coding" spells easier for the end result; Fireball could max out at 10d6 damage, Magic Missiles could indicate the number of missiles generated, etc. al.
> > >
> > > -- S.
> > >
> > >
> > >
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