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# converting SQL money to Double variable chopes of zeros  c#

Posted on 2007-04-06
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I have a SQL Table Column whos data type is money...
I convert that to a double for working with as a variable...

Problem I am having is that it chops off zero's
WHen I convert the money to Double if the money is 3.5000 t nds up 3.5 but I need it to be 3.50.

Anyone know how I can do this in the conversion
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ID: 18869044
3.5000 t nds up 3.5 but I need it to be 3.50.

what does this mean

if ur money is

3.54600 it will show as 3.546 and if its
3.00000 it will show as 3

but how does that make a difference both are double rt

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Author Comment

ID: 18869821
I need the value to display in a standard dollar format

2.00
3.00
3.50
3.70

not
2
3
3.5
3.7

So in short I want my variable to hold onto two decimal places in the number regardless of whether they are zero's or not. I dont want it it truncating it. I need to know how to do this.

etc etc
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Author Comment

ID: 18870749
The Solution I was looking for was actual a problem of presenting the data in the presentation layer. Basically I needed to convert the doubel to a string("c"0

double d = 2.5;
string s = d.ToString("c");

s = \$2.50
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Gautham Janardhan earned 500 total points
ID: 18871584
u could do this then

string str = double.ToString("0,0.00");
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