JavaScript

$u.n.toStr Function

Syntax

$u.n.toStr(value as number, decimalPlace as number [, format as string [, prefix as string [, suffix as string]]])

Arguments

valuenumber

The numeric value to format into a string.

decimalPlacenumber

The number of decimal places to round the number.

formatstring

Format flags indicating how to format the value. Available format flags are:

Format Flag
Definition
B

Return a blank string if the number equals "0".

,

Include a thousands separator. The default string used as a thousands separator is a comma ",". The thousands separator used is defined in $u.comma. You can change the thousands separator to any string you desire.

-

Use a "-" before the number if it is negative.

(

Bracket the number in parentheses if it is negative.

prefixstring

A prefix that should be prepended to the string.

suffixstring

A suffix that should be appended to the string.

Description

Convert a number into a string.

Example 

var value = 11222.152;
var decimalPlace = 2;
var format = ",";
var prefix = "$";
var suffix = "(US)";

var string1 = $u.n.toStr(value, decimalPlace, format, prefix, suffix);
/* string1 is: '$11,222.15 (US)'*/

value = -11222.152;
format = "(,";

var string2 = $u.n.toStr(value, decimalPlace, format, prefix, suffix);
/* string2 is: '($11,222.15 (US))'*/

Thousands Separator and Decimal Character 

The default value for the thousands separator and decimal character are a comma "," and period ".", respectively. These values can be changed using the $u.comma and $u.decimal properties. EG:

// Set the thousands separator to a period:
$u.comma = ".";

// Set the decimal to a comma:
$u.decimal = ",";

var value = 11222.152;
var decimalPlace = 2;
var format = ",";

// Format the value:
var string3 = $u.n.toStr(value, decimalPlace, format);

/* string3 is : '11.222,15' */