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XSLT format-number() Function

❮ XSLT Function Reference

Definition and Usage

The format-number() function is used to convert a number into a string.


string format-number(number,format,[decimalformat])


Parameter Description
number Required. Specifies the number to be formatted
format Required. Specifies the format pattern. Here are some of the characters used in the formatting pattern:
  • 0 (Digit)
  • # (Digit, zero shows as absent)
  • . (The position of the decimal point Example: ###.##)
  • , (The group separator for thousands. Example: ###,###.##)
  • % (Displays the number as a percentage. Example: ##%)
  • ; (Pattern separator. The first pattern will be used for positive numbers and the second for negative numbers)
decimalformat Optional.

Example 1

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"

<xsl:template match="/">
<xsl:value-of select='format-number(500100, "#")' />
<br />
<xsl:value-of select='format-number(500100, "0")' />
<br />
<xsl:value-of select='format-number(500100, "#.00")' />
<br />
<xsl:value-of select='format-number(500100, "#.0")' />
<br />
<xsl:value-of select='format-number(500100, "###,###.00")' />
<br />
<xsl:value-of select='format-number(0.23456, "#%")' />


View the XSL file and View the result.

❮ XSLT Function Reference