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     Can someone give me information plus examples on how to use User-Defined Numeric
Format functions in Visual Basic 6?
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0 stands for a digit
# stands for a digit, except for leading or trailing zeros
. is the decimal placeholder, regardless of region
, separates the thousands, regardless of region

The actual printed decimal and thousands separators ARE regional.

other characters are printed as is.

Format(8315.4, "00000.00") gives  08315.40
Format(8315.4, "#####.##")         8315.4
Format(8315.4, "##,##0.00")        8,315.40
Format(315.4,"$##0.00") $315.40  
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...and:

MsgBox FormatNumber(x, 2)   'will format number with the required decimals after the decimal sign = 1,255,666.25
MsgBox FormatPercent(x, 2)    'will format a number as a percent (times 100 and % sign)  = %59.25
MsgBox FormatCurrency(x, 2)   'will format number as a currency  =  $1,255,666.25


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