Fun with numbers - dammit, but I want a cast!

Istvan Albert ialbert at
Mon Aug 11 15:47:09 CEST 2003

Graham Nicholls wrote:

>>Have you tried doing it this way:
>>xscale = xframe / float(img_x)
> Thats what I wanted to do, but was sure I'd read that python didn't have
> casts, and that _looks_ like a cast to me!

You can also force floating point math by muliplying with 1.0
before the division:

xscale = 1.0 * xframe/img_x


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