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Limit Currency to 2 decimal place

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How to limit Currency to 2 decimal place?

Here is an Example.

Dim a As Currency

a = 352 * 242/ 25.5252

The a will return more than 2 decimal place, how to limit it to just 2 decimal place?

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Question by:trowa
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a=format(352 * 242/ 25.5252,"#,#0.##")
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by:Arthur_Wood
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appari,
   if you want to be sure that you ALWYS get the cents, then the format should be:

a=format(352 * 242/ 25.5252,"#,##0.00")

the .## notation will drop trailing 0's , using a 0 in the formatstring FORCES a zero in that place, no matter what.

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by:appari
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it depends on whether to display 0 cents or not. both the formats will give result.
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