public int stringToNumber(String str)
public double stringToNumber(String str)

This method converts a numeric string formatted according to the currently configured locale to a number. The number returned is either of type integer or of type double, depending on the input string.

This method replaces the standalone method $FormatStringToNumber()$, which is deprecated.

Figure 1. Example for stringToNumber()
<value="'1111.33'" />
<extract name="'Extract'" planetype="TEXT_PLANE"
         srow="1" scol="1"
         erow="1" ecol="10" unwrap="false"
         assigntovar="$value$" />
<if condition="$HMLFormatUtil.stringToNumber($value$)$ < 0 "