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Conga Support

Format Numbers as Text in Word

Conga Composer can apply formatting options to write out numbers within fields as ordinal text.

These features return English values only but are helpful for currencies and numbers that need to be written out, such as on a check or in a contract.

Format Code

Description

\* CardText

Formats a number as English words.

{{= 5245.00 \* CardText }}
Returns five thousand two hundred forty five.

To capitalize each word, also use \* FirstCap.

\* DollarText

Formats a number as English words in a bank-check style.

{{= 5280.00 \* DollarText }}
Returns five thousand two hundred eighty only.

To capitalize each word, also use \* FirstCap.

\* Ordinal

Formats an integer as an ordinal number, such as 1st or 2nd.

Can also be used with number fields or the "day" or "month" portion of a Date field.

{{Opportunity_CloseDate \@ "MMMM"}} the {{Opportunity_CloseDate \@ "d" \* Ordinal}}, {{Opportunity_CloseDate \@ "yyyy"}}
Returns March the 14th, 2014.

\* FirstCap

Formats the first letter of each word as an uppercase letter.

{ ACCOUNT_NUMBEROFEMPLOYEES \* CardText \* FirstCap }
Returns Five Thousand Two Hundred Forty Five.

Multiple picture switches may be applied to one merge field. The example above shows both the CardText and FirstCap picture switches.