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Formatting Amount field on check

Posted on 2008-10-16
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I am aware of the following money formatting.

$#,##0.00;($#,##0.00);"Zero";"Null"

I am printing a check and need the amount field to be preceded by (leading) either asterisks or dollar signs on the amount field that will move in and out depending on the amount.

Like:

****1,000.00
******100.00
and so on.

Can anyone help ?
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Question by:proffittware
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by:peter57r
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You can use an expression to create the field.

right("**********" & format(fieldname, 0.00),10)
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by:proffittware
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Peter57r....been having syntax problems ...working on it...get back...
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Sorry= missed some ""

right("**********" & format(fieldname,"0.00"),10)

Example form immediate window...
x=1.23
?Right("**********" & format(x,"0.00"),10)
******1.23

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by:proffittware
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Thanks.... I have made these adjustments but thanks again....

=Right("**********" & format(x,"#,#00.00"),14)
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