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Microsoft SQL Server: Programming FAQ

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How do I format money/decimal with commas?
Posted: 29 Dec 05

Sometimes you want to have your money fields properly formatted with commas like this: 13,243,543.57
You can use the CONVERT function and give a value between 0 and 2 to the style and the format will be displayed based on that

Below is an example


SELECT @v = 1322323.6666

SELECT CONVERT(VARCHAR,@v,0)  --1322323.67     
Rounded but no formatting

SELECT CONVERT(VARCHAR,@v,1)    --1,322,323.67     
Formatted with commas

SELECT CONVERT(VARCHAR,@v,2)    --1322323.6666  
No formatting

If you have a decimal field it doesn't work with the convert function
The work around is to convert it to money


SELECT @v2 = 13243543.56565656

Formatted with commas

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