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FormatNumber Function

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Description Returns an expression formatted as a number. SyntaxFormatNumber(Expression [ ,NumDigitsAfterDecimal [ ,IncludeLeadingDigit [ ,UseParensForNegativeNumbers [ ,GroupDigits ]]]] ) The FormatNumber function syntax has these parts:

PartDescription
ExpressionRequired. Expression to be formatted.
NumDigitsAfterDecimalOptional. Numeric value indicating how many places to the right of the decimal are displayed. Default value is -1, which indicates that the computer's regional settings are used.
IncludeLeadingDigitOptional. Tristate constant that indicates whether or not a leading zero is displayed for fractional values. See Settings section for values.
UseParensForNegativeNumbersOptional. Tristate constant that indicates whether or not to place negative values within parentheses. See Settings section for values.
GroupDigitsOptional. Tristate constant that indicates whether or not numbers are grouped using the group delimiter specified in the computer's regional settings. See Settings section for values.

Settings The IncludeLeadingDigit, UseParensForNegativeNumbers, and GroupDigits arguments have the following settings:

ConstantValueDescription
vbTrue-1True
vbFalse0False
vbUseDefault-2Use the setting from the computer's regional settings.

Remarks When one or more optional arguments are omitted, the values for omitted arguments are provided by the computer's regional settings.

Note All settings information comes from the Regional Settings Number tab.

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