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Lewelljo
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Please excuse the noob-ness. Here's the code:

Dim value As Double = LimitString
LimitString = 0.01
LimitString = value.ToString("e1", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture)

I'm trying to retain a value "0.01" as that instead of it being converted to "1.0-002".
Aftert the fourth decimal place it needs to be scientific. Foe example "0.00001" would be "1.0e-005".
I know there is a simple way to do this but for the life of me I cannot find it. Any and all help
is very much appreciated.

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tinstaafl
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try this:
LimitString = value.ToString("e5", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture)

This article gives more info on formating numbers into strings.

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