Format a string to display as a currency value in Access

Question: In Access 2003/XP/2000/97, I'm trying to display a currency variable in a message box, but the value is not showing correctly. For example, the message box is displaying £2.5 instead of £2.50.
How can I properly display the currency value in the message box?
Answer: You will need to use the Format function to properly display the currency value.

For example, you could use the following code to correct the display of your message box:
Sub DisplayCost()
    Dim strcost As Currency
    strcost = 2.5
    'Display the total cost
    MsgBox "The Total Cost for this Audit is " & Format(strcost, "Currency")
End Sub

This would properly display your 2.5 stored in the strcost variable as £2.50.
Your message box should now display as:

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