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  |   '''.''' || Period sets a number's decimal point position. Digits following determine value accuracy.
  |   '''.''' || Period sets a number's decimal point position. Digits following determine value accuracy.
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  |   ''',''' || Comma to left of decimal point, prints a comma every 3 places left of the decimal point.
  |   ''',.''' || Comma to left of decimal point, prints a comma every 3 used digit places left of the decimal point.
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  |   '''+''' || Denotes position of the number's sign.
  |   '''+''' || Denotes the position of the number's sign. + or - will be displayed.
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  |   '''-''' || Placed after the number, displays the number's sign after the number (negative only).
  |   '''-''' || Placed after the number, displays the number's sign after the number (negative only).

Revision as of 16:12, 10 October 2012

Template is a literal or variable string using the following formatting characters:


  & Prints an entire string value. Length should be limited as template width will vary.
  \ Denotes the start and end point of a fixed string area with spaces between(LEN = spaces + 2).
  ! Prints only the leading character of a string value.
  # Denotes a numerical digit. An appropriate number of digits should be used for values received.
^^^^ Prints numerical value in exponential format after # digits. Use 5 ^^^^^ for larger E+xxx values.*
  . Period sets a number's decimal point position. Digits following determine value accuracy.
  ,. Comma to left of decimal point, prints a comma every 3 used digit places left of the decimal point.
  + Denotes the position of the number's sign. + or - will be displayed.
  - Placed after the number, displays the number's sign after the number (negative only).
  $$ Prints a dollar sign immediately before the highest non-zero digit position of the numerical value.
  ** Prints an asterisk in any leading empty spaces of a numerical value. Specifies 2 extra digit positions.
 **$ Combines ** and $. Negative values will display minus sign to left of $.
  _ Underscore preceding a format symbol prints those symbols as literal string characters.
Note: Any string character not listed above will be printed as a literal character.
* Any # decimal point position may be specified. The exponent is adjusted with significant digits left-justified.