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Add leading ***** and a $ sign to check report

Add leading ***** and a $ sign to check report

Add leading ***** and a $ sign to check report

(OP)
Hello,
I am trying to create a report for check writing. The request was to format the amount value like this: ************$123.44 with the leading *s and a $ immediately preceding the field value(which is 123.44)
I would like the total field to be a fixed size, so if the value was larger, I would require less * characters preceding the $ and field value. Any thoughts?
Thanks!!!!!

RE: Add leading ***** and a $ sign to check report

I'd use a formula lke this:

CODE --> {@DisplayFormula}

Right('*********************$' + ToText({Table.Field},2,','), 20) 

Depending on the fixed width you want to achieve you will need to play around with the number of "*" in the formula, and/or the number of characters applying to the "Right" function. I've also assumed you want a "," as the thousands separator - amend this as required.

Hope this helps.

Cheers, Pete.

RE: Add leading ***** and a $ sign to check report

(OP)
Thank you Pete - I think that will work for me..
Thanks!!!!!

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