Mac OS X, Windows
FMP 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
File Type: FP7
FileSize: ~ .68 megabytes
Converting a number field to text loses the formatting for the commas, cents, and currency symbols. To retain the formatting when converting a number to text you can utilize the Custom Functions in FileMaker Pro Advanced to create your own formatting. The custom functions in this example will show you how to assemble three custom functions that will apply dynamic text formatting for scientific notation, currency, and numbers with unlimited digits on each side of a decimal point (within the inherent limitation of FileMaker Pro).
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