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I there a way to set formatting in custom properties

glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member, OS Professional Posts: 78 PRO
I'm looking for a way to set formatting in a custom property.
Property is 'double' and I would like to fix number of decimal places.
Currently all I see is the last whole significant digit in BOM. 
  ie. 1.00 entered shows as 1  -  .50 shows as .5  - 10.00 as 10
Since there is an implied tolerance with 2 decimals and for clarity of reading I'd like to see the whole number to 2 decimals.
This transfers out to CVS file as well and needs correcting in spread sheet.

Best Answers


  • glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member, OS Professional Posts: 78 PRO
    Thanks John
    That's the experience I've had. Excel is rounding as though it's numbers and truncating both leading and trailing zeros even if it's text.
    Tried adding a dash in front but stull gets truncated.
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 1,511 PRO
    edited March 6
    Speaking of which, looks like I still have a couple of fasteners I still need to add text to in my library :)

    I wonder how long it would take to get some 8-Jan hex nuts...

  • PeteYodisPeteYodis Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 277
    Oh yes, "8-Jan's".  We'll get right on them...  :D
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