Monetary and Numeric Formatting
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07
When outputting numeric data in word processing applications, it is often a requirement to be able to output the same number in a variety of different formats. For example, the following are all representations of the same number: $2,560.27 2,560.265 2,560.26 $2,560.27 CR 2,561 $2,560.27 Credit.