Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Format Function

Posted on 2006-07-15
5
Medium Priority
?
270 Views
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
I need examples of how to format the following:

it returns 0.668217551740735 now if have been

how do i round it off to .66

how about 66% (i have been fooling with the PERCENT Format name with no luck

<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "unitcost", "{0:f}") / DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "retailprice") %>
0
Comment
Question by:dplsr
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Ramuncikas
ID: 17115227
>>> how do i round it off to .66
<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "MyField", "{0:N2}") %>

>>> how about 66%
<%# CInt(DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "MyField") * 100) & "%" %>
0
 

Author Comment

by:dplsr
ID: 17115438

Hi Ramuncikas

this is still returning:  0.668217551740735

<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "unitcost", "{0:N2}") / DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "retailprice" %>
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
Ramuncikas earned 2000 total points
ID: 17115560
<%# String.Format("{0:#0.00", DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "unitcost") / DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "retailprice") %>
0
 

Author Comment

by:dplsr
ID: 17115605
got it after a couple of fixes!

<%# String.Format("{0:#0.00}", DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "unitcost") / DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "retailprice")) %>
thanks!
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Ramuncikas
ID: 17115623
Was writing from mind, sorry for mistakes.
Thanks for points and good luck
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Article by: jpaulino
XML Literals are a great way to handle XML files and the community doesn’t use it as much as it should.  An XML Literal is like a String (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.string.aspx) Literal, only instead of starting and ending with w…
Since .Net 2.0, Visual Basic has made it easy to create a splash screen and set it via the "Splash Screen" drop down in the Project Properties.  A splash screen set in this manner is automatically created, displayed and closed by the framework itsel…
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…
Look below the covers at a subform control , and the form that is inside it. Explore properties and see how easy it is to aggregate, get statistics, and synchronize results for your data. A Microsoft Access subform is used to show relevant calcul…

886 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question