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Euro display format

2 posts in DataWindow Last posting was on 2008-08-05 14:06:08.0Z
Matt Posted on 2008-08-05 11:44:03.0Z
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Subject: Euro display format
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How come this does not work

€#,##0.00;[RED](€#,##0.00)

for the test number of 10

The above will result in €0,010.00

PB11.2


M. Searer Posted on 2008-08-05 14:06:08.0Z
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use a backslash in front of it for any symbols/letters.
The $ and maybe a few others don't require a backslash, but it is probably good practice to use it for them as well.
I'm guessing the euro symbol will be reformatted in the newsgroups readers to a question mark '?'

\?#,##0.00;[RED](\?#,##0.00)
\$#,##0.00;[RED](\$#,##0.00)
\H\K\$#,##0.00;[RED](\H\K\$#,##0.00)

"Matt" wrote in message news:48983d03.2a53.1681692777@sybase.com...
> How come this does not work
>
> ?#,##0.00;[RED](?#,##0.00)
>
> for the test number of 10
>
> The above will result in ?0,010.00
>
> PB11.2