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Monetary and Numeric Formatting

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045572D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
McInroy, JW Waldo, PD [+details]

Abstract

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.