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Syntax for adding decimals to a field used in formula??

Posted on 2009-03-31
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This formula:
"Slope = "& (Sum ({@Slope-DrugCollections}, {'Drug_Collections_'.ClientCode}))

Give me this:
Slope = 0.00

I need this:
Slope = 0.001952381

What syntax do i use to allow for the field to display its many decimals.....?

Thanks
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by:zwseemm
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you would change the decimal places in the formatting of the field. Right click the field and pick format field. Click the number tab and pick customize.
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I need to use SYNTAX.... the field is inside a formula...
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are you actually seeing 0.00 in the report? I am not sure how you are seeing 0.00
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The data for this formula::

@Slope-DrugCollections}

Looks like this:
0.001952381

BUT, when I place thie formula within a Formula it defaults to displaying like THIS:
0.00

SO....I need to know the SYNTAX to convert it to display multiple decimals...which is its true state.
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If you haven't already figured this out, you need to use CStr/ToText so that you can specify the format, as in the solution to your other question (where you were trying to remove the decimals).

"Slope = "& CStr (Sum ({@Slope-DrugCollections}, {'Drug_Collections_'.ClientCode}), 9, "", ".")


 The 9 is the number of decimal places and the "." is the character used to separate the decimals from the rest of the number.

 James
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by:MIKE
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Nice work...thanks for the reminder....  : )
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No problem.

 James
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