Use the DollarFormat( ) function to format values with a dollar sign, a thousand separator, and 2 decimal places. Its syntax is:
This tells ColdFusion to return function results rather than the function name to the browser.
The two code sets below display $23,333.44 in a browser:
<CFOUTPUT> #DollarFormat(2333344)# </CFOUTPUT>
<CFSET Salary=DollarFormat(2333344)> <CFOUTPUT> #Salary# </CFOUTPUT>
The code below formats the Salary column data that was returned from a query performed earlier on the same page:
<CFOUTPUT QUERY="EmpList"> #DollarFormat(Salary)#<BR> </CFOUTPUT>
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The Salary is formatted for page display.
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