# .net - Format Negative numbers in parenthesis BUT NOT …

Since that involves a

character (the closing parenthesis) after the number, the style adds a

trailing space for positive numbers -- I presume so that they will

align in nice columns.

I didn't notice that difference when I was comparing cells that did

have the space with those that didn't.

All I had to do was select the cells with trailing spaces and select

the first negative number option (-1234.56) and all of the trailing

spaces disappeared.

My copy of Excel seems to have the default formatting style for

negative numbers set to (1234.56) for both the Number and the Currency

formats.

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Basically I want to identify the two values where it switches from positive to negative and also indentify the values where it goes negative to positive, I can then fit a straight line between them to find a better approximation of the intercept (though it might not be necessary).

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Note that parenthesis '' and '' may require backslashing or quoting, to prevent any special meaning given to it by the Command Line shell Interface (CLI).

## .net - Format Negative Numbers In Parenthesis BUT NOT With $ Symbol

It has to do with which

format is selected for negative numbers.

Somehow, some of my cells were changed so that negative numbers were

to be formatted in parentheses "(1234.56)".

## Parenthesis For Negative Numbers In Accounting Format

Also in the last example I needed to put a backslash '' before the parenthesis. That is because when using IM on a UNIX (linux) machine, parenthesis has special meaning to the command line shell. As such I need to escape, or quote the bracket symbols, when I use them.

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It may also be easier for image processing scripts to perform each processingstep as a separate parenthesis, as a means of separating the processing steps,it is applying.

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When given at the start of a IM command, it will cause parenthesis to alsosave and retrieve the previous settings that have been given. That means anysettings given within parenthesis, will only remain set, until the end of theparenthesis.