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Parsing out "," in numbers.

Question asked by bigtom on Dec 9, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 9, 2013 by philmodjunk


Parsing out "," in numbers.


     So with the database I am moving from Bento to FM12, I ran across the glorious use of thousands separators in Bento. It seems that fields set as numbers all got these. I have a great many number fields such as SNs and Model numbers and other numbers that should not have these commas in them. I can turn them off in basic display but on field entry they show up and on output they show as well.

     Is there a quick way to fix this or do I need to work through a parsing script to get this done. FM12 seems to handle this situation fine for new entries but the  imported ones are the trouble.