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Formula Extracting Numeric from String, with £

Formula Extracting Numeric from String, with £

Formula Extracting Numeric from String, with £


I have a formula:
if isnumeric ({FreightJobs.SpecialCharacter06})
then tonumber({FreightJobs.SpecialCharacter06})
else 0;
and when it has to extract from £10,000, the 10,000, it gives me 0, so it says that are not numeric in £10,000. The formula works fine for €500, $30,000, ...

What do I do wrong, please?

RE: Formula Extracting Numeric from String, with £


Stringvar x := {FreightJobs.SpecialCharacter06};
If not isnumeric(x[1]) then
Tonumber(Mid(x,2)) else


RE: Formula Extracting Numeric from String, with £

Thank you, LB.
It works for £10,000, but stops at some record saying: the string is not numeric and highlights Tonumber(Mid(x,2)).
Could you explain the formula, please?

RE: Formula Extracting Numeric from String, with £

Try this:

stringvar x := {FreightJobs.SpecialCharacter06};
if trim(x) = "" then
0 else
if not isnumeric(x[1]) then
tonumber(mid(x,2)) else

You can then format the field->customize->suppress if zero.

If this still doesn't work, please provide a sample that includes all variations that can occur in the field.


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