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Requirement Is To Show Cost As -ve Amount In Parenthesis () (Doc ID 1463091.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Demantra Demand Management - Version 7.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 7.3.1 version, Worksheet

Customer had issue with negative display format in demantra 7.3.1 for regional options set to English (United Kingdom) when currency symbol is £.
For a negative value is displaying -£1.00 while he expects to see (£1.00)

This is working fine for regional options set to English (United States) when currency symbol is $.

Display Format for customer series DC DM Std Cost is : ($#,##0.00)

 expects to see (£1.00) for negative values

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a series Std Cost with Display Format : ($#,##0.00)
2. regional options set to English (United Kingdom)
3. add this series to a worksheet
4. check the display negative values

The issue has the following business impact:
The settings in anyone's machine at the users' end is English (United Kingdom). They expect to see (£1.00)


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