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Posted on 2013-06-09
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Hello,

I have a php function:

	public function authorize(Varien_Object $payment, $amount)
	{ 
           ...
         }

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the amount is formatted as 1,000.00 and I need it to be 1000.00.

Would I just do a str_replace ",","",$amount ?

Thanks,
Matt
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by:Randy Downs
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Try this. Just use amount for number

http://us1.php.net/number_format

$number = 1234.5678;

// english notation without thousands separator
$english_format_number = number_format($number, 2, '.', '');
// 1234.57
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by:Dave Baldwin
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See if your code has the money_format() function in it somewhere.  That might be what is doing it.

http://php.net/manual/en/function.money-format.php
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by:movieprodw
ID: 39233239
Hello Dave,

I searched the 900 lines and no "money_format".

Number-1,

That is a good idea, better then using str_replace
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Ray Paseur earned 167 total points
ID: 39235129
formatted as 1,000.00 and I need it to be 1000.00.
You can usually use a regular expression to remove the non-numeric characters from formatted number strings.  Your expression only wants to keep digits, the decimal point, and the minus sign.  And maybe the plus sign.

Please see http://www.laprbass.com/RAY_temp_movieprodw.php

<?php // RAY_temp_movieprodw.php
error_reporting(E_ALL);


// SEE http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/PHP/Q_28152114.html


$rgx
= '#'          // REGEX DELIMITER
. '['          // START CHARACTER CLASS
. '^'          // NEGATION = MATCH NONE OF THESE
. '0-9'        // DIGITS
. '+.-'        // DECIMAL AND SIGN
. ']'          // ENDOF CHARACTER CLASS
. '#'          // REGEX DELIMITER
;

// TEST DATA
$nums = array
( '1,000.00'
, '$25.97'
, '£337'
, '-2'
)
;

// TEST THE REGULAR EXPRESSION
foreach ($nums as $num)
{
    $new = preg_replace($rgx, NULL, $num);
    echo PHP_EOL . "<br>$num => $new";
}

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Best regards, ~Ray
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by:movieprodw
ID: 39235154
Hello,

Thanks for your answers, I was able to get ahold of the programmer that wrote it and he fixed it minutes before the client needed it to go live!

Thanks again for you help,
Matt
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