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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") %>
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by:Ramuncikas
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>>> 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) & "%" %>
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by:dplsr
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Hi Ramuncikas

this is still returning:  0.668217551740735

<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "unitcost", "{0:N2}") / DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "retailprice" %>
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<%# String.Format("{0:#0.00", DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "unitcost") / DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "retailprice") %>
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by:dplsr
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got it after a couple of fixes!

<%# String.Format("{0:#0.00}", DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "unitcost") / DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "retailprice")) %>
thanks!
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by:Ramuncikas
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Was writing from mind, sorry for mistakes.
Thanks for points and good luck
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