How to format Number values

Values of Number custom fields or number constants may be formatted in email templates in various ways.

The key to number formatting is the $!number variable which is an instance of the NumberTool Jira API class.

NumberTool provides buit-in styling for formatting numbers but also provides access to Java NumberFormat API which provides ultimate formatting capabilities.

Formatting with built-in styles

Below is an example of formatting the value of a number field called "My Number Field" in various styles.

Format with Java Number format

Below is an example of using Java's NumberFormat to render the number value in Japan's currency: