Money Script

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Tue Aug 9 12:46:43 EDT 2011


Are you guys reading my mind?? Are you hacking into my computer at night to see what functions I need you to write and then writing them the next day??? ;-) Thanks, I am on the verge of needing exactly this! 

Bob


On Aug 8, 2011, at 11:02 PM, FlexibleLearning wrote:

> This also handles negative values...
> 
> 
> Mark Wieder's script, adjusted to optionally support an arbitrary currency
> sign...
> 
> on mouseUp
>  put fNumericToMoney (fld "Value",fld "Sign") into fld "currency"
> end mouseUp
> 
> 
> function fNumericToMoney pNumeric,pSign
>  local tMoney
>  local x
> 
>  -- leading dollar sign and two digits for cents
>  if pSign="" then put "$" into pSign
>  put pNumeric<0 into isNeg
>  put abs(pNumeric) into pNumeric
>  put format(pSign&"%.2f", pNumeric) into tMoney
>  -- add the commas as necessary
>  -- 4 is to ensure we don't get a comma before the dollar sign
>  -- 6 here is skipping over the first three digits, the period, and the
> cents
>  repeat with x=length(tMoney)-6 to 4 step -3
>    -- +1 to skip over the dollar sign
>    put comma before char x+1 of tMoney
>  end repeat
>  if isNeg then put "-" before tMoney
>  return tMoney
> end fNumericToMoney
> 
> 
> Hugh Senior
> FLCo
> 
> 
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