Dollars and Percentages
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Formatting as Dollars
To format a numeric column as dollars, use ":$" in the formatter:
select [my_numeric_column:$] from...
For example, to format the total price as dollars:
select [sum(price):$] from purchases;
This will display a comma-delimited number with a dollar sign and two decimal points:
Formatting as Percentage
To format a numeric column as a percentage, use ":%" in the formatter:
select [my_numeric_column:%] from...
For example, to format the fraction of users who purchase as a percentage:
select [cast(count(distinct purchases.user_id) as numeric)/count(1):%]
from purchases left join users on user_id = users.id
This will display an integer percentage with a percent sign: