Formatting text in Crystal Reports 
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 Formatting text in Crystal Reports

I have a database with some phone number fields (of type STRING). Now of
course the bound control that recieves this phone number text from the
user had a FORMAT property of (###) ###-###, so it recieves and displays
number like that: (123) 456-7890

However, Crystal Reports outputs the field data as a plain string like so:

Is there any way to make it print the data out in a formatted manner,
short of deleting and reconstructing the table to make the phone number
field hold the brackets and dash?


Wed, 24 Dec 1997 03:00:00 GMT  
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