Percent
Kind of class:  class 

Inherits from:  CoreObject 
Version:  12/01/06 
Author:  Aaron Clinger 
Classpath:  org.casalib.math.Percent 
File last modified:  Monday, 01 December 2008, 13:34:40 
Creates a standardized way of describing and storing percentages. You can store and receive percentages in two different formats; regular percentage or as an decimal percentage.
If percent is 37.5% a regular percentage would be expressed as
If percent is 37.5% a regular percentage would be expressed as
37.5
while the decimal percentage will be expressed .375
.Example:

var boxWidthPer:Percent = new Percent(); this.boxWidthPer.setPercentage(25); this.box_mc._width *= boxWidthPer.getDecimalPercentage();
Summary
Constructor
 Percent (percentage:Number, isDecimalPercentage:Boolean)
 Creates a new percentage class with the option of defining the percent on creation.
Instance methods
 setPercentage (percent:Number) : Void
 Sets the percentage.
 getPercentage : Number
 Gets the percentage.
 setDecimalPercentage (percent:Number) : Void
 Sets the percentage.
 getDecimalPercentage : Number
 Gets the percentage.
 equals (percent:Percent) : Boolean
 Determines whether the percent specified in the percent parameter is equal to this percent object.
 clone : Percent
 destroy : Void
Instance methods inherited from CoreObject
Constructor
Percent
function Percent (
percentage:Number,
isDecimalPercentage:Boolean)
Creates a new percentage class with the option of defining the percent on creation.
Parameters:
percentage :
[optional] Percent formated at a percentage or an decimal percentage.
isDecimalPercentage:
[optional] Indicates if the parameter
percentage
is a decimal percentage true
, or regular percentage false
; defaults to true
.Instance methods
equals
Determines whether the percent specified in the
percent
parameter is equal to this percent object. Parameters:
percent:
A defined Percent object.
Returns:
 Returns
true
if percents are identical; otherwisefalse
.
getDecimalPercentage
function getDecimalPercentage (
) : Number
Gets the percentage.
Returns:
 Returns percent expressed as a decimal percentage. 37.5% would be returned as
.375
.
getPercentage
function getPercentage (
) : Number
Gets the percentage.
Returns:
 Returns percent expressed as a regular percentage. 37.5% would be returned as
37.5
.
setDecimalPercentage
function setDecimalPercentage (
percent:Number) : Void
Sets the percentage.
Parameters:
percent:
Percent expressed as a decimal percentage. 37.5% would be expressed as
.375
.setPercentage
function setPercentage (
percent:Number) : Void
Sets the percentage.
Parameters:
percent:
Percent expressed as a regular percentage. 37.5% would be expressed as
37.5
.