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 stringVal = '334.546';
var intNum = parseFloat(stringVal ); //Output will be 334.546.

The syntax of parseFloat() function is,

parseFloat(string)

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

var stringVal = '233.25 453.25 683';
var intNum = parseFloat(stringVal); //Output will be 233.25 

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

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