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Meneghino
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Bug report: Text() of a number still gives wrong result

Hi @AndyPennell, sorry to bother you again but the issues are not all fixed. Using version 2.0.632

 

Text(123e-10, "[$-en-US]#,##0.00") shows 1.23e-8 which is wrong (numerically correct, but wrong format)

 

whereas

 

Text(123e-7, "[$-en-US]#,##0.00") shows 0.00 which is correct

 

This is important since we show bank balances as a result of Sum() of a column, which since it is done in floating point arithmetic, gives the above weird result in numerous cases.   My users are confused.

 

I appreciate that you went for weak typing of columns, variables etc. to simplify life for the benefit of beginners, but it certainly makes the results a bit random.

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v-monli-msft
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Community Support

Hi,

 

Can you please post here the previous post that you are referring to?

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

This is indeed a bug, thanks for the report.

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