BUILT-IN MATHEMATICA SYMBOL

# AccountingForm

AccountingForm[expr]
prints with all numbers in expr given in standard accounting notation.

AccountingForm[expr, n]
prints with numbers given to n-digit precision.

## Details and OptionsDetails and Options

• AccountingForm never uses scientific notation.
• AccountingForm uses parentheses to indicate negative numbers.
• The following options can be given:
•  DigitBlock Infinity number of digits between breaks ExponentFunction Automatic function to apply to exponents ExponentStep 1 steps by which exponents can increase NumberFormat Automatic function used to assemble mantissa, base, and exponent NumberMultiplier "" string to use to indicate multiplication NumberPadding {"",""} strings to use for left and right padding NumberPoint "." decimal point string NumberSeparator {","," "} string to insert at breaks between blocks NumberSigns {{"(",")"},""} strings to use for signs of negative and positive numbers SignPadding False whether to insert padding after the sign
• AccountingForm acts as a "wrapper", which affects printing, but not evaluation.

## ExamplesExamplesopen allclose all

### Basic Examples (1)Basic Examples (1)

In accounting form, negative numbers and scientific notation are not used:

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