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FP2000: How to Format Database Results as Currency

Article ID: 250465

Article Last Modified on 6/18/2005


  • Microsoft FrontPage 2000 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q250465


This article describes how to format database results as currency. To do this, use the sample Northwind database that is included with FrontPage 2000.


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  1. On a blank page in FrontPage, click the Insert menu, point to Database, and then click Results.
  2. Click the button for the sample database connection (Northwind).
  3. Click Next.
  4. For the record source, click Products, and then click Next.
  5. Click Edit List, and remove all Displayed Fields except for UnitPrice.
  6. Click OK in the Displayed Fields dialog box, and then click Next twice.
  7. Click Finish.
  8. In Normal view in FrontPage, click the <<UnitPrice>> entry, and then click Delete.
  9. With the insertion point still placed in the cell where the <<UnitPrice>> was deleted, switch to HTML view.
  10. Insert the following code where the insertion point is positioned:

  11. Save the page as Currency.asp, and preview it in the browser. The UnitPrice is displayed in currency format.

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