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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 47282] The data format string is incorrect for Accounting style
Date Wed, 10 Jun 2009 18:04:31 GMT

Josh Micich <josh@gildedtree.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |NEEDINFO

--- Comment #8 from Josh Micich <josh@gildedtree.com>  2009-06-10 11:04:26 PST ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> The parsing logic is written as per the Excel formats which has the space.

Which parsing logic?  Excel's? POI's? Have you written your own parsing logic? 
If so, is it easy enough to share a small part of that code which exposes the

> As Michael Zalewski
> (https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=47282#c2)
> pointed correctly, after parsing as per current format string in POI,
> it gives the value as #0.00 at my end.

'it gives' - which app are you talking about?  Probably not Excel, because
Excel would actually give a result of #,0.00.

> If the space is removed while debugging, it parses the currencies as perfectly.

I guess you mean 'If the space is *added* while debugging...'

> The standard formats does have space after * and I think POI should follow the
> same.

POI *will* be changed to match Excel.  That was never in question.  Instead,
please help us understand the reasoning behind the change.

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