Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetAsCurrency ( Label, Num, RedNegative )

Formats any number into currency

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  Sample input:
GetAsCurrency ( "$", 112312000.1234, "" )
GetAsCurrency ( "$", -112312000.1234, 0 )
GetAsCurrency ( "$", -112312000.1234, 1 )
  Sample output:
$112,312,000.12
$-112,312,000.12 //This will use the default text color
$-112,312,000.12 //This will show in Red text

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Formatting a number as currency has always been a challenge. This is the simplest formula I've been able to come up with for tackling this challenge...

 

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