FastReport / Report Query Help - How do i convert a integer value into a string ?

I am using FastReport to create my reports right now, and i have an issue.
 
I have an one data attribute named "ProductMaster.ITEMBUYINGPRICE".

The output of this data is a 6 digit value showing the cost price. Let us say, for example its 205,450 .

However since this report needs to be printed . I need to encrypt the costs into an alphabetical value so only certain staffs who know the encryption would be able to know the cost . Therefore i need the report to automatically convert the data stored in ITEMBUYINGPRICE into a string value

My formula is as follows :
V = 1
G = 2
O = 3
B = 4
I = 5
N = 6
D = 7
R = 8
A = 9
M = 0

Therefore the cost above would read as "GMIBIM"

Could you guide me as to how/what function i should use  to code this into the report?

Thanks
Amrit SamtaniAsked:
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mlmccCommented:
I looked through the user's manual on Fast Reports.  I don't see a way to do what you want.

There was mention of a scripting tool, Fast Scripts, that might be able to do what you want.

mlmcc
PortletPaulEE Topic AdvisorCommented:
what is the dbms type & version you are using?
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
what's the database you're using? perhaps you can have a custom function to do the conversion of field: ProductMaster.ITEMBUYINGPRICE before passing the query to fast report? does it make sense to you?
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Sinisa VukSoftware architectCommented:
Custom function in DB is a very good option but can be done in Delphi too. There is an event OnGetValue (FastReport component) - create it. In report file put custom parameter instead of field name (lets say: [MyEncodedPrice]). Report engine will call your event method. There should be:
...
if ParName='MyEncodedPrice]' then
begin
  ParValue := Rpt.DataSet.FieldByName('ITEMBUYINGPRICE').AsString;
  ParValue := StringReplace(ParValue, ',','',[rfReplaceAll]); //remove comma
  ParValue := StringReplace(ParValue, '1','V',[rfReplaceAll]); //replace 1
  ParValue := StringReplace(ParValue, '2','G',[rfReplaceAll]);
....
  ParValue := StringReplace(ParValue, '0','M',[rfReplaceAll]); //replace 0
end;

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... and this is it.
Geert GOracle dbaCommented:
create a function on the database and then use that
the easy thing is only your sql code requires some change

for oracle it could be like this

select price, pricecrypto(price) encrypted_price from table

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create or replace function pricecrypto (num in number) return varchar2
is
  v_num varchar2(100);
  v_ch varchar2(20);
begin
  v_ch :=  'MVGOBINDRA'; -- from 0 to 9
  v_num := to_char(num);
  for i in 0 .. 9 loop
    v_num := replace(v_num, i, substr(v_ch, i+1, 1));
  end loop;
  return v_num;
end;  

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Geert GOracle dbaCommented:
delphi code is similar

a little bit compacter with a for than sinisa's code
function PriceCrypto(price: string): string;
const ch = 'MVGOBINDRA';
var I: Integer;
begin
  Result := Price;
  for I := 0 to 9 do
    Result := StringReplace(Result, IntToStr(I), Copy(ch, I+1, 1), [rfReplaceAll]);
end;

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