Formatting numbers for machines and mortals

Decimal marks and thousands separators

20,350
20.350

Be kind — format your numbers properly

36.42 | 33.64 | 7006 | 0.33 | 10 938 272 | 24.64
34.58 | 30.20 | 878 | 0.45 | 6 093 679 | 27.20
29.57 | 37.62 | 3719 | 0.94 | 16 594 896 | 28.1
27.12 | 37.66 | 1478 | 0.93 | 12 145 826 | 27.66
27.42 | 44.42 | 2185 | 0.38 | 14 433 001 | 29
Locale: de-at
36,42;33,64;7006;0,33;10938272;24,51
34,58;30,20;878;0,45;6093679;27,51
29,57;37,62;3719;0,94;16594896;28,1
27,12;37,66;11478;0,93;12145826;27,51
27,42;44,42;2185;0,38;14433001;29

But, I’m a computer!

2009–03–15,27.120,37.664,64.782,0.000,37.073,10.442,27.516
Id    Value    Limit
345 20.350 1.000.000
Id    Price    Thrust
246 20.35 23,400

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Hjalmar Gislason

Hjalmar Gislason

Founder and CEO of GRID (@grid_hq) — the friendly data tool for modern teams. Proud data nerd. Curious about everything. Founder of 5 software companies.