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Negative numbers to Bracketed text

Negative numbers to Bracketed text

Negative numbers to Bracketed text

(OP)
Hi,

We need to convert numbers into a string, to include it in a comment, and when the number is a negative we want brackets around it vs a minus sign. Here's the current formula being used:

"KE"+CStr([numberfield1])+"-"+[textfield1]

So let's say the [numberfield1] = (2.00) and [textfield1]=hello
The result is KE-2-hello

We want a result of KE(2)-hello

If you know of a format formula we can apply to the CSTR(), would grealy appreciate your input.

Thank you,
LP

RE: Negative numbers to Bracketed text

"KE" & Format([numberfield1], "#;(#)") & "-" & [textfield1]

RE: Negative numbers to Bracketed text

(OP)
Perfect. Thank you!

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