# DOLLAR function

Converts a number to text using currency format, with the decimals rounded to the specified place. The format used is \$#,##0.00_);(\$#,##0.00).

## Syntax

DOLLAR(number,decimals)

Number     is a number, a column reference containing a number, or a formula that evaluates to a number.

Decimals     is the number of digits to the right of the decimal point. If decimals is negative, number is rounded to the left of the decimal point. If you omit decimals, your system locale setting will be used to determine the number of decimal places.

## Remark

The Dollar function uses the currency setting of your computer. If you always want to show U.S. currency, use the USDOLLAR function instead.

## Examples

Col1

Formula

Description (Result)

1234.567

=DOLLAR([Col1], 2)

Displays the first number in a currency format, 2 digits to the right of the decimal point (\$1,234.57)

1234.567

=DOLLAR([Col1], -2)

Displays the first number in a currency format, 2 digits to the left of the decimal point (\$1,200)

-1234.567

=DOLLAR([Col1], -2)

Displays the second number in a currency format, 2 digits to the left of the decimal point ((\$1,200))

-0.123

=DOLLAR([Col1], 4)

Displays the third number in a currency format, 4 digits to the right of the decimal point((\$0.1230))

99.888

=DOLLAR([Col1])

Displays the fourth number in a currency format, 2 digits to the left of the decimal point (\$99.89) Stay a step ahead with Microsoft 365