Format number to always show 2 decimal places

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I would like to format my numbers to always display 2 decimal places, rounding where applicable.

Examples:

number     display
------     -------
1          1.00
1.341      1.34
1.345      1.35

I have been using this:

parseFloat(num).toFixed(2);

But it’s displaying 1 as 1, rather than 1.00.

First answer

This works fine in FF4:

parseFloat(Math.round(num3 * 100) / 100).toFixed(2);

Live Demo

var num1 = "1";
document.getElementById('num1').innerHTML = parseFloat(Math.round(num1 * 100) / 100).toFixed(2);

var num2 = "1.341";
document.getElementById('num2').innerHTML = parseFloat(Math.round(num2 * 100) / 100).toFixed(2);

var num3 = "1.345";
document.getElementById('num3').innerHTML = parseFloat(Math.round(num3 * 100) / 100).toFixed(2);
span {
    border: 1px solid #000;
    margin: 5px;
    padding: 5px;
}
<span id="num1"></span>
<span id="num2"></span>
<span id="num3"></span>

Note that it will round to 2 decimal places, so the input 1.346 will return 1.35.

Second answer

This answer will fail if value = 1.005.

As a better solution, the rounding problem can be avoided by using numbers represented in exponential notation:

Number(Math.round(1.005+'e2')+'e-2'); // 1.01

Cleaner code as suggested by @Kon, and the original author:

Number(Math.round(parseFloat(value + 'e' + decimalPlaces)) + 'e-' + decimalPlaces)

You may add toFixed() at the end to retain the decimal point e.g: 1.00 but note that it will return as string.

Number(Math.round(parseFloat(value + 'e' + decimalPlaces)) + 'e-' + decimalPlaces).toFixed(decimalPlaces)

Credit: Rounding Decimals in JavaScript

Third answer

var num = new Number(14.12);
console.log(num.toPrecision(2));//outputs 14
console.log(num.toPrecision(3));//outputs 14.1
console.log(num.toPrecision(4));//outputs 14.12
console.log(num.toPrecision(5));//outputs 14.120
Reprint:https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6134039/format-number-to-always-show-2-decimal-places
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