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I'm having trouble using StringFormat to force the output of the decimal and two zero's behind the decimal of a variable that is an integer. It's not displaying the decimal and the zero's, only the integer. I'm obviously doing something wrong. Can anyone point out my errors? I'm attaching the relevant piece of code

Func _GetTotalDue($PaymentNode);---------------------
    Local $PaymentArray = _XMLGetValue($PaymentNode)
    Local $ret_val = 0
    Local $FilteredNumber[15]
    Local $FilteredNumberWithDecimal[15]
    If IsArray($PaymentArray) Then
        For $T = 1 to 14
            If $T = 1 Then
            $FilteredNumber[$T] = Number(StringReplace($PaymentArray[$T], ",", ""))
            $FilteredNumberWithDecimal[$T] = StringFormat("%.2f", $FilteredNumber[$T]); here's where i'm having the problem I think <---------------
            $ret_val += $FilteredNumberWithDecimal[$T]
            Send("Payment # " & $T & " is " & $FilteredNumberWithDecimal[$T] & " Running Total is " & $ret_val & @LF); I need to send the text to Word here
        Return $ret_val
        Return SetError(1,3,0)
EndFunc; _GetTotalDue-----------------------------------

any help would be greatly appreciated!

I'm an idiot.....answered my own question....the variable that was not showing the decimal and zeros was not $FilteredNumberWithDecimal[$T] it was $ret_val which I never used StringFormat on!


Edited by AvgGamerGuy

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As I can't know what the values are you have trouble with use this example to see how it works.

Then check with your values.

Dim $Values[7]

for $i=1 to 6
$S =StringFormat ("%.2f",$Values[$i])
MsgBox(0, "Result", $S)

Regards, Rudi.

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