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How do I dynamically change how a percentage is displayed?

Posted on 2011-09-20
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I am looking for an expression to change how percentages are displayed. Essentially if the numbers to the right of the decimal end in zero, lop off the zero. example...

100.0000% becomes 100%
99.6230% becomes 99.623%
99.5800% becomes 99.58%

Current format is p4

Expression is..
=iif(Fields!month2.Value = 0,"*",
iif(Fields!month2.Value = 1,"100%",Fields!month2.Value))
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planocz earned 250 total points
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Use this type of code in your expressions (Formating)

=iif(Fields!month2.Value = 0,"*",
iif(Fields!month2.Value = 1,"100%",Format(Fields!month2.Value, "###.######%")))
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by:xtrout
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Perfect. thanks so much. I  was wracking my brain.
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