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## Counters as Variables## LaTeX Forum: Generalcounters • programming •Add tags
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Hi,
Let's say I have two counters set up in a file that do their counting correctly. Printing out a total value of a counter is simple, but how could I print out a ratio of two totals (something like `\total{counta}/\total{countb}` ) to a specific number of decimal points? Also, how could I print the value of a counter divided by some pre-specified number?I've looked around to find this, but didn't have any luck. Thanks! Last edited by nikolapoljak on Sat Apr 20th, 2013, edited 2 times in total.
- nikolapoljak
**Posts:**9**Joined:**Sun Feb 26th, 2012
Solved - more or less, by using packages totcount and fp and by using
`\csname` . Couldn't find a simpler workaround.After filling in counters `countA` and `countB` , defined whit `\newtotcount` I can do this.- Code: Select all • Open in online LaTeX editor
`\FPdiv\intresult{\csname thecountA\endcsname}{\csname thecountB\endcsname}` \FPround\final{\intresult}{2}
I get the final solution rounded off to two decimals. Writing it out in text is simple, something like this. - Code: Select all • Open in online LaTeX editor
`The result I got is \final.`
Of course, if say `countB` gets filled after the calculation written here, run LaTeX twice so that the `\totcount` does it's thing.- nikolapoljak
**Posts:**9**Joined:**Sun Feb 26th, 2012
The fp package would also have been one of my suggestions. Other possibilities for calculating real numbers are
- the calculator package
- the pgf package
- the
`l3fp` module of the l3kernel
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