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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.


amt:=@Text(999999999999);
length1:=@Length(amt);
amt1:=@If(length1=1;"";length1 
< 4; amt; length1< 5; 
@Middle(amt;0;1)+","+@Middle(amt;1;3);
length1< 6; @Middle(amt;0;2)+","+
@Middle(amt;2;3);length1< 7; 
@Middle(amt;0;3)+","+@Middle(amt;3;3);
length1< 8; @Middle(amt;0;1)+","+
@Middle(amt;1;3)+","+@Middle(amt;4;3);
length1< 9; @Middle(amt;0;2)+","+
@Middle(amt;2;3)+","+@Middle(amt;5;3);
length1< 10; @Middle(amt;0;3)+","+
@Middle(amt;3;3)+","+@Middle(amt;6;3);
length1< 11; @Middle(amt;0;1)+","+
@Middle(amt;1;3)+","+@Middle(amt;4;3)
+","+@Middle(amt;7;3);length1< 12; 
@Middle(amt;0;2)+","+@Middle(amt;2;3)
+","+@Middle(amt;5;3)+","+@Middle(amt;8;3);
length1< 13; @Middle(amt;0;3)+","+
@Middle(amt;3;3)+","+@Middle(amt;6;3)
+","+@Middle(amt;9;3);amt);
amt
 

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

-- Roger A.


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