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Format Currency with no decimal places eg $1000

Posted on 2003-11-17
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I've got a program that deals with BIG (multi-million) dollar values.  The user isn't interested in seeing the cents, but they DO want to see the currency symbol.  Fair enough.

If I use the VB Format(MyNumber,"Currency") syntax, VB always displays two decimal places (even if the number has been rounded first, i .e. Format(Round(MyNumber,0),"Currency") will give $100,00.00.  

How can I display these numbers with the appropriate currency formating for the users machine (it's used worldwide) and hide the last two decimal places?

Will raise the amount of points if it turns out to be a WinAPI type solution.

It seems so easy.....
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Fairly easy:

FormatCurrency(MyNumber,0)
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Also, please maintain your old open questions:

1 06/24/2003 100 VB.Net generated control in VB6.0 projec...  Open VB Controls
2 08/13/2003 200 MDAC_TYP Versions - OK to use 2.7?  Open VB Databases
3 09/18/2003 50 .oca,.lib,.exp files... do I need to dis...  Open VB Controls

Thanks,
Anthony
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Also, please maintain your old open questions:

1 06/24/2003 100 VB.Net generated control in VB6.0 projec...  Open VB Controls
2 08/13/2003 200 MDAC_TYP Versions - OK to use 2.7?  Open VB Databases
3 09/18/2003 50 .oca,.lib,.exp files... do I need to dis...  Open VB Controls

Thanks,
Anthony
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Sorry about the double post,
Anthony
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Thank you sirbounty.. sometimes you just can't see for looking!

Acperkins: I'll look at my old posts.
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I only know because I was in the same 'zone' a few months back!  :-)
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