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Formatting numerical values greater than 12 digits for the Web

I saw someone posted a tip of "Formatting numerical values for Web", and it only works for 12 digits. I have a better way to format a numeric value into a currency.


REM "---- 2 decimal places";
fv := valueTobeFormated;
@Text(fv;"C,");

sample input 99999
sample output $99,999

REM "---- no decimal places";
fv := valueTobeFormated;
@Text(fv;"F0C,");

sample input 99999.88
sample output $99,999.88

This was first published in June 2003

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