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PercentToText (FIELD)

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Randy Fowler, United Properties
http://www.upcli.com

Converts percent into words suitable for real estate leases, etc.

Sample Input:
PercentToText ( 123.42 )
Sample Output:
One Hundred and Twenty-Three and 42/100 (123.42%) percent


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

Description:

Converts number meant to be a pecentage into text formatted for a real estate lease, etc., Thus 23.42 would become Twenty-Three and 42/100 (123.42%) percent. Function only goes up to 999.99%

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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The function isn't particularly efficient on the fraction part. It also doesn't handle something like 0.7% correctly as a fraction, converting it to 7/100 instead of 70/100.

I would take the last section that deals with the fraction and replace it with this:

Right( "00" & Mod( Int( Start amount *100 ) ; 100 ) ; 2 )

the first section could be shortened slightly by taking "Hundred" out from each choice and adding it to the end of the calculation.

Will Loving, Northampton, MA
February 06, 2014 1:04pm

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