jQuery – Convert string to float or double

Find code to convert String to float or double using jQuery. To convert, use JavaScript parseFloat() function parses a string and returns a floating point number.

var sVal = '234.54';
var iNum = parseFloat(sVal); //Output will be 234.54.

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The syntax of parseFloat() function is,


If you string contains spaces then only first number will be returned.

var sVal = '23.25 45.25 68';
var iNum = parseFloat(sVal); //Output will be 23.25

This function will only return "NaN", if the first character cannot be converted to a number.

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