> How do I limit the number of decimal places returned in this query?
> <?php
> $result2 = mysql_query("SELECT sum(purchase_price) as total FROM
> where order_number='$order_number'");
> while(list($order_total) = mysql_fetch_row($result2))
> {
> print ("$order_total");

If you were using the correct column type in MySQL, DECIMAL, you
shouldn't have to worry about the decimal places. Otherwise, you can use
number_format() on $order_total.

Also, the while() loop isn't needed, since only one row is returned from
a query like that without a GROUP BY clause. Also, you don't need the
quotes around $order_total when printing it out. 

---John Holmes...

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