# How to Convert Text to Number?

To make this short, I need to take a number such as 0027 and assign a number property to it. The number 0027 is assembled using four different properties using a [Create text with] block. This is because these numbers are decoded from a save file code inputted using a custom keyboard. My issue is that no matter what I need to combine the four digits after converting each one separately to a number which always makes them a text again.

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I think BH was doing this sometime ago, i forgot

Iâ€™m pretty sure you can put numbers into text properties, so something like using counters to replicate text properties to numbers, if you know what I mean?

Could be kind of complex using counters but that gives me some ideas. Not marking a solution yet though

Not really, all you have to do is have a text property and a number property. Then, within a trigger or counter (preferred), you could compare the text and number properties. The one problem is that I havenâ€™t tried this, so Iâ€™m not sure if text properties can go to numbers. I know that numbers can go to text, though.

The problem is when you have to combine them. Wonâ€™t you have to compare each digit individually?

So if youâ€™re looking to convert text to number, which I think is what youâ€™re trying to do here, simply multiply the text by 1 in block code. If you canâ€™t put the text inside the multiplication block, put the text in a variable and put that inside the multiplication block.

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smrat

thats big brain

shoulda thought of that sooner

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By the way, those leading zeros in the front will be destroyed when you do this. (So you might have to put a 1 or something in front of all the numbers)

WAIT THAT WORKS?!?! (I already converted text to number multiple times using a much longer method that only works with single digits) Thanks

It better if they get destroyed. They arenâ€™t actually useful it is just how the code is read

how you know this? : 0

The GKC stuff I do involves a lot of encoding and decoding numbers and so this is just stuff I picked up while working in that field.

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hes bh

thats how

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