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How to Format a Number in Classic ASP

Posted on 2008-10-03
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Hello,

In a Classic ASP application I have a value in a variable that contains a number in bytes (example 2389977645).  I want to display it so as it uses commas.  I have found the FormatNumber() function useless in this area.

Example preferred output: 2,389,977,645

What can you recommend?

Thanks,

Michael
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vbscript or jscript?
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I just tried:
Response.Write( FormatNumber("2389977645",0))

and it works.
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by:BrandonGalderisi
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This:

wscript.echo formatnumber ("12345",0)

produces 12,345 for me

What does it do for you?

Here's a reference for the command.  You may have to override some regional settings:
http://www.w3schools.com/vbscript/func_formatnumber.asp
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by:Brad Dobyns, CSM
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It depends on your regional settings but that should work:
<%= FormatNumber(myNumber,0) %>

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Thanks guys it was my error using the function wrong.  You set me straight.
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