Insert Decimal Point

This is probably very simple but I need to change a value from:

123456

 to:

1234.56

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks
davidtottyAsked:
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pcelbaCommented:
It depends where is the value...

If it is in a numeric variable already then it is very simple:

VarValue = 123456
NewValue = VarValue / 100.00
? NewValue

If you are talking about a text string then it is also easy:

StrValue = "123456"
NewValue = LEFT(StrValue, 4) + "." + SUBSTR(StrValue, 5)
? NewValue

If the value is in database then you have to use REPLACE command etc. etc.

You have to better specify what you really need.
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davidtottyAuthor Commented:
Thanks that worked nicely :)
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pcelbaCommented:
I should also mention STUFF() function:

StrValue = "123456"
? STUFF(StrValue, 5, 0, '.')

And remember if the value is stored in a numeric table column which has no decimal places then you cannot simply replace it by a new value with decimal places. The REPLACE command will round the result.
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davidtottyAuthor Commented:
Thanks pcelba :)

It was a numeric table column without decimal places. I should have made that more clear.

David
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