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Currency(Amount, Code, Lead, Trail, ShowDecimal, RedNegative)

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Tony Tanevski, Hi-Voltage

Format currency as text in many formats (inc. red negative)

Sample Input:
currency(100.44, "US", "$", "", 2, 0)
Sample Output:

 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Click here to copy To Clip Manager if you have myFMbutler's Clip Manager installed


Format currency as text in many formats. Suitable for displaying currency for multiple countries. Option to display trailing characters. Option to display red negative amounts.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


With FileMaker 10, "Code" is no longer allowed as a parameter name since it is now the name of an internal function.

A simple change of "Code" to something like "CodeLabel" everywhere in the function will suffice.

Tom, Virginia
July 31, 2009 12:47pm

Very many thanks - an excellent resource.

Fergus Black, Peterborough UK
January 29, 2010 9:01am

This certainly beats:

"$" & Int (Round (Number;2)) & "." & Right (Round (Number;2) * 100;2)

Thank you very much!

Braxton, Sacramento
March 29, 2010 8:04pm

Thanks for this. I added another parameter for thousands separator so it has the option of using one or not.

Steve Hearn, London ON
March 11, 2011 8:28am

Love this function! Thanks Tony!!!

joshua paul, vancouver
September 10, 2012 2:42pm

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