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Our Top 10 Tips for Classic ASP : Page 8

Tidy up your server-side programming techniques with these 10 great tricks for classic ASP.


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Formatting Numbers for Display

One unexpected feature of VBScript for VB programmers making the change to ASP is that the familiar Format function is missing. So how do you format numbers the way you want them instead of the way they are stored in the database--for example, as a percentage, as a currency, or even with decimal places? Use the code in this example which shows you how to use the new FormatXXXXX functions that replace the VB Format function.

Question:
On a particular page in the application I'm developing, I'd like to display some numbers, in ####.#### format. How do I go about doing that in ASP?



Answer:
Use the FormatNumber function in VBScript. This returns an expression formatted as a number.

Syntax: FormatNumber(Expression [,NumDigitsAfterDecimal [,IncludeLeadingDigit [,UseParensForNegativeNumbers [,GroupDigits]]]])

For example, FormatNumber("123.45",4) would return 123.4500

Check the VBScript help at http://msdn.microsoft.com/scripting for more info.



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