formatting data in a field

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Sat Apr 3 07:30:31 EDT 2010


put 3.1666 into mySum //result of your calculation
set the numberFormat to "0.00" // you can do this earlier in the script
put mySum*1 into fld "Sigh" // calculate to make numberFormat work

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Op 3 apr 2010, om 13:27 heeft David Coker het volgende geschreven:

> Hello folks,
> I seem to continually get hung up in areas that should be fairly  
> simple by now.
> Here is the latest that I find myself banging my head over...
> <sigh>
> Lets say that I have two fields calculated where the sum contains
> something like 3.1666 as an example.
> What would be the proper way to format the display field as 3.16 ?
> </sigh>
> I've tried using both "format" and "numberFormat" in various ways
> without any luck so far
> As always, I certainly appreciate any and all help I get.
> David C.

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