Converts a string that is a valid numeric representation in the current locale into a formatted number.

lsParseNumber(String [, locale]) → returns numeric

Argument Reference

String string

locale string

Locale to use instead of the locale of the page when processing the function

Sample code invoking the lsParseNumber function

Converts number to string and back"

str = numberFormat(42,'000.00');
num = lsParseNumber(str);
writeOutput(str&' → '&num);

Expected Result: 042.00 → 42

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