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Number presentation with comma (digit grouping) delimiters

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Is there a UDF to convert numerics into a readable format so that commas can be shown?

Example: Input is 123456.789 when formatted becomes 123,456.789

If not, can we add a new flag 'c' to the inbuilt StringFormat function to facilitate adding these?

(Issue: Internationalisation/Locale: Some countries use the decimal point for their digit grouping delimiter, so this may have to be extracted from the locale settings in Windows to decide)

If not, is there a need for an UDF to do this? Is it more appropriate to put it on the Math, Misc, or String UDFs or should I roll my own?

Comment: I found the examples and explanations in the StringFormat help page needed a bit of head scratching. Maybe a fuller example with more parts would be helpful.

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Func _komma( $num )
    $number = StringReplace( $num , "." , "," )
    Return $number
EndFunc

This should it be for komma replace :D

Edited by Daniel W.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Scripts : _Encrypt UDF_UniquePCCode UDF MS like calculatorInstall programm *UPDATED* --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[quote name='Helge' post='213117' date='Jul 26 2006, 10:22 AM']Have you ever tried surfing the internet with a milk-carton ?This is similar to what you're trying to do.[/quote]

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