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# In VBA, add a decimal after the 5th digit of a number.

Posted on 2007-11-29
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I have a number, like this, "394154616203704" and I need to place a decimal after the 5th digit, like this: 39415.4616203704
There can be a varying amount of digits after the decimal.   I need to do this in VBA to a number that is in a text box.

I have been playing with the Format function but can't seem to get it right. I greatly appreciate your help.

Thank you!
JA67

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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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try  using the left and mid function, do you have to save this as number or text

left("394154616203704",5)&"."&mid("394154616203704",6)

or
left(me.textname,5)&"."&mid(me.textname,6)
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cdbl(left(me.textname,5)&"."&mid(me.textname,6))
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Thank you!  That works great! I am going to store the this as a number.
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I have received excellent help from capricorn1 on many occassions!
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