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Re: Formatting decimals in DataTable

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  • gregraven@verizon.net
    Beautiful! I got each option working perfectly. Thanks a million. ... appears ... understand ... my ...
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 3, 2009
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      Beautiful!

      I got each option working perfectly.

      Thanks a million.

      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Satyam <satyam@...> wrote:
      >
      > In the column definitions for the DataTable, you add to the definition
      > of that particular column:
      > {key:"whatever", ...., formatter:"number"},
      >
      > then you have two choices, either you use the column numberOptions or
      > the generic DataTable numberOptions. If the first, after adding the
      > formatter, you simply add:
      >
      > , numberOptions: { your spec here }
      >
      > if the global one, you specify it in the fourth argument to the
      > constructor of the DataTable, along initialRequest, caption or any
      > others you might be using.
      >
      > Satyam
      >
      >
      > gregraven@... wrote:
      > > Satyam,
      > >
      > > I am dealing with numbers (not a string that contains numerals), and this option
      appears
      > > to be exactly what I need for the configuration I'm seeking. However, I don't
      understand
      > > where to plug this code in to get what I want.
      > >
      > > Would you have a link to an example. I'm still getting up to speed on YUI. I love it, but
      my
      > > grasp is still a bit tenuous.
      > >
      > > --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Satyam <satyam@> wrote:
      > >
      > >> You can declare the column to use the number formatter and use the
      > >> numberOptions:
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
      http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/docs/YAHOO.widget.DataTable.html#config_numberOpti
      > > ons
      > >
      > >> http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/docs/YAHOO.util.Number.html
      > >>
      > >> The number has to be an actual number, not a string containing digits.
      > >> Use the number parser in the DataSource to make sure the received string
      > >> of digits is made into a number.
      > >>
      > >> Satyam
      > >>
      > >> gregraven@ wrote:
      > >>
      > >>> I've looked at all the documentation, but I can't figure out how to force DataTable
      to
      > >>> display numbers as #.##. I have sortable tables and it looks better when the
      numerals
      > >>>
      > > are
      > >
      > >>> aligned, but the trailing zero is getting axed somewhere in the process (they are
      > >>>
      > > present in
      > >
      > >>> my data set).
      > >>>
      > >>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
      > >>>
      > >>> Thanks.
      > >>>
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