Inserting Commas In Numbers Within FileMaker Text Calculations

From Dwayne Wright PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM
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Added the custom function of insert_commas to my InBizness product and thought I’d mention it here (just in case someone else is looking for something like this).

This nifty function inserts commas before every third digit before a decimal point. Uses recursion to handle any number, including negative values and decimals. This allows me to have a calculated number in a text calculation field and still show the commas. So a calculated value of 2,000 will look that way instead of 2000.

The name of the function is insert_commas and I got it from the web site. The credits for uploading this function to that site are noted as Matthew Stetson, Antidote Solutions

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