Is it expecting -0.01 instead of -.01?

Mike E.

                      "Peter Vidal"                                             
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Hi list,

I have a field (nrlhtd) that has a value of  -.01.  I am using this
function to
format it:

@DTW_FORMAT(nrlhtd, "", "2", nrlhtd)

It is giving me the error: NET.DATA Error: Function call to DTW_FORMAT
Error Number is 4001.  The book says that "A parameter contains an invalid
number value.".

It have sense if we say that this function will not allow a negative field
but the manual gives this as an example:
@DTW_FORMAT(" - 12.73", "", "4", result)
Returns: result = "-12.7300"

So I am confused.  What is going on?

Peter Vidal
Pall Aeropower Corp.
SR Programmer Analyst

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