Topic: Number formatting in Datatable

Carl Malouf free asked 3 years ago


Expected behavior Set a particular format required of datatable columns (e.g. number in currency format ($XXX,XXX.00) thousand separators, 2 decimal places) and ability to right-align those columns individually.

Actual behavior No obvious ability to apply horizontal alignment by column or specify a formatter function.

Resources (screenshots, code snippets etc.) Similar ability to https://bootstrap-table.com/ would be good. They allow specification of a 'data-formatter' attribute per column which can call a JS formatter function. Also allows for setting a horizontal alignment option per column.


tillmr premium answered 3 years ago


is there any update regarding this problematic?


Marcin Luczak staff commented 3 years ago

MDB5 Datatables allows custom cell formatting: https://mdbootstrap.com/docs/standard/data/datatables/#section-cell-format

Keep coding, Marcin


futureweb priority commented 2 years ago

Are there any predefined formats like date, currency?


Marcin Luczak staff commented 2 years ago

Hi @futureweb,

We do not provide any predefined formats for date or currency as this can be achieved with just JavaScript: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Intl/NumberFormat https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Intl/DateTimeFormat

Keep coding, Marcin


Krzysztof Wilk staff answered 3 years ago


Hi!

Thanks for your suggestion! It would be nice to have these features in our package, so we'll try to implement them as soon as possible :)

Best regards



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