I have a column that has currency values.
There is a 'price' column in the collection and the values are in the format as 1234.33 and 13583.22 etc. I wan to reformat them as $1,234.33 and $13,583.22
I am aware of the formula Text( 1200000.00, "[$-en-US]$ #,###.00" ).
How do I apply this formula to whole column in the collection?
Well, there are a few ways we could tackle this. From your problem statement I assume you need the formatted number column to appear in the price column and the original number type data should be deleted. In that case use the code below.
ClearCollect(your_collection_name, RenameColumns( DropColumns( AddColumns( your_datasource_name, "priceFormatted", Text(price,"[$-en-US]$#,###.##") ), "price"), "priceFormatted", "price") )
If you just want to add a column with the formatted text don't bother with the DROPCOLUMNS and RENAMECOLUMNS functions in my solution. Finally, make sure you use this code when the collection is first created. A column within a collection must have the same data type throughout the app. It cannot have number types in one place and text in another.
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For some reason, the formula did not work.
It basically copy the same value again (I tested it with adding the value to another column).... That's the main reason that I encountered.
The formula works: Text( 1200000.00, "[$-en-US]$ #,###.00" ) - if we specify the number in the formula. The formula seems not able to adjust the number in the collection. The only thing I am able to do is to add a '$' symbol before the figure. Not adjust anything in between the number. Do you have any idea how to get pass this issue?
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