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SQL Reporting Services: be very careful with using "c" formatting for currency

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Published Friday, March 14, 2008 11:12 AM by Greg Low

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Rod Colledge said:

Nice tip Greg

March 14, 2008 5:52 AM

jerryhung said:

Good point, but only if the reports will be used "internationally" IMO

some reports may never leave a small town

March 14, 2008 9:28 AM

Greg Low said:

Hi Jerry,

Perhaps. I also see the same issue with ASP.NET web apps. I don't know what your equivalent of our trade practices department is like or your credit card agencies but I'll bet if I browsed a web site in the small town and it offered to sell me something for 1000 yen, I might have a hard time explaining why I charged your credit card for $1000.

I really struggle to see many times at all that "c" makes sense.



March 14, 2008 9:40 AM

Mike said:

So what is best practice?  

March 14, 2008 10:04 PM

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