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Old 08-24-2011, 11:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Adding decimals to Garage

In the garage can we have the field character limit increased from 5 characters to 6 for gallons. Currently I have to round the gallons used when entering them, so 16.787gal needs to be entered as 16.79gal.

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Old 08-24-2011, 04:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I had to chuckle a little when I saw this post. I think this belongs in the category of "You might be an Ecomodder":

You might be an Ecomodder if, when you're filling up your vehicle, a precision of one one-hundredth of a gallon just isn't good enough.

And no, I'm not making fun of anybody else--it's kinda bugged me a little too.
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The funny thing is, last week I actually bumped up against the limit myself, and thought, "hmm, maybe I should change this..."

Ultimately decided that 2 decimal places were OK.

But nobody likes to round UP their fuel use, regardless of how small the change!
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Now you've gone and activated my OCD. Now I'm going to have to go in and copy the 3rd digit from my own reconds into my fuel log!
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Oh, and just so you know, you have to round kilotanks to the nearest mile as well, i.e. I had to enter 1243 miles for my last tank rather than 1243.3. Not, that it needs to be changed--it's just my OCD.
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Oh, and just so you know, you have to round kilotanks to the nearest mile as well, i.e. I had to enter 1243 miles for my last tank rather than 1243.3. Not, that it needs to be changed--it's just my OCD.
It'd be nice if it could be changed though, the metric folks are more likely to go over 1000 km
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:06 PM   #10 (permalink)
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And is there some way to do a bulk change? I have an Excel spreadsheet which I also use to track fuel consumption. It would be better to do an upload of all fuel records (I can output in whatever format Ecomodder uses), than to go through and manually edit 111 entries, one at a time.

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