Formatting numerical values for Web

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Here is a method for formatting numerical values in view columns on Web. The following method formats for maximum of 12 digits as 999,999,999,999 and you can change it as per your requirement.

< 4; amt; length1< 5; 
length1< 6; @Middle(amt;0;2)+","+
@Middle(amt;2;3);length1< 7; 
length1< 8; @Middle(amt;0;1)+","+
length1< 9; @Middle(amt;0;2)+","+
length1< 10; @Middle(amt;0;3)+","+
length1< 11; @Middle(amt;0;1)+","+
+","+@Middle(amt;7;3);length1< 12; 
length1< 13; @Middle(amt;0;3)+","+


A far more flexible and effecient way of achieving the same result is: @Text(NumericField; ",")

-- Roger A.

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