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ABL Reference
Handle Attributes and Methods Reference : NUMERIC-FORMAT attribute


How to interpret commas and periods within numeric values.
Data type: CHARACTER
Access: Readable/Writeable
Applies to: SESSION system handle
The possible values are "American", "European" or a character string consisting of the thousands separator followed by the decimal point. This attribute provides the same functionality as the European Numeric Format (-E) parameter.
Note: Although NUMERIC-FORMAT remains writable, it accepts only the values "European" and "American." To change the thousands separator or the decimal point in formatted text, use the new SET-NUMERIC-FORMAT( ) method of the SESSION system handle.