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Parsing number text string to numeric value

Jan 19, 2012 10:55 AM

Tags: #text #string #parse #numeric

If I have the number "5" as a text layer, how can I get another text layer to read that number, and then add another number to it?

 

This gives me "56". I want "11".

 

temp = thisComp.layer("5").text.sourceText.value;

(temp + 6)

 
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