Thank you very much, I used the function that you proposed =Dollar([Myfield],2) to create a copy of my SP column, then vIa flow I have retrieved that value and it works fine.
Are you adding this formula on SharePoint? If yes, where exactly should we be inputting this formula?
Also, are you able to apply a similar formula to change a fixed decimal to a percentage?
I am currently using SharePoint 2019.
I'm a few years late to the party here but wanted to offer another solution to this issue. I have a very intricate app that uses a flow I created to turn electric readings into html tables along with any items bought by someone. Essentially this app is a ledger creation app and the flow does a few things:
1 - takes out any items that are fully paid
2 - sorts the remaining items that have an outstanding balance
3 - adds each item from the ledger to an HTML table
4 - saves the HTML table to a PDF document to be printed and sent as a bill (meter 1 might have an electric reading, a bag of ice, and a case of soda they bought that month, then the 2nd page is meter 2, 3rd is meter 3 and so on.)
This allows me to print bills and divide them for all 150+ meter locations in one click. The issue was converting and formatting all the values that I was pulling from both PowerApps as well as SharePoint. To do this I used the following logic:
if you already have an int/float value that you want to format you can simply use the formatNumber method they provide.
formatNumber(item()?['AmountDue'],'$0.00') - this will take the current item's amount due and format it as a currency. this will only work if the data is an int or a float, however.
if you have a string, on the other hand, the first step would be to convert that to an int/float value then to follow the above step. You could also combine them into one statement such as...
formatNumber(int(item()?['AmountDueString']),'$0.00') - this will do the same thing but convert the string to an int first
formatNumber(float(item()?['AmountDueString']),'$0.00') - this will do the same thing but convert the string to a float first
I use both of these in my current flow and it prints correct values for a dozen or so items per each of the 150+ meters.
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