Decimal Format Box

The Decimal Format Box is a layout object for the display of decimal numbers.

Decimal Format Box (DecimalFormatBox type) is a layout container, found in the Drawables group in the Tool Box view.

Use a Decimal Format Box for decimal numbers. It has features that make it possible to parse and format numbers in any locale, including support for Western, Arabic, and Indic digits. It supports different kinds of numbers, including integers (123), fixed-point numbers (123.4), scientific notation (1.23E4), percentages (12%), and currency amounts ($123). All of these can be localized. The value of the number is limited to 15 significant digits.


Select the object on the Report Design page to display its properties in the Properties View.


The Value property can also be edited directly by double-clicking the object in the report design document.