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Creates a new JSON encoded number.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
JSON 2.7 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "JSON.CreateNumber"; value )   More


Parameter Description Example value
value The number value. 123.4


Returns JSON code.


Creates a new JSON encoded number.
Version 10.0 or newer preserve formatting if you pass a text with a number containing digits with optionally one dot and one minus.


Creates a number:

MBS( "JSON.CreateNumber"; 123 )

Example result: 123

Create big number:

MBS( "JSON.CreateNumber"; 12063660878882855000013426248015578834577 )

Pass through vs. number parsing:

MBS( "JSON.CreateNumber"; "123.5" ) & ¶ & MBS( "JSON.CreateNumber"; 123,5 )
// in German with comma as separator second one is parsed as double precision value.

Example result:

See also

Example Databases

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Release notes

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 27th November 2019

JSON.CreateNull   -   JSON.CreateObject

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