The methods invoked with $HMLFormatUtil$ are formatting methods. Table 1 summarizes these methods:
Table 1. Method summary for $HMLFormatUtil()$
numberToString(Object obj)
Converts a number to a string formatted according to the currently configured locale. The input parameter can be of type integer or of type double.
int or double
stringToNumber(String str)
Converts a numeric string in the local format (such as '1111.56', '1,111.56', or '1111,56') to a number. The number returned is either of type integer or of type double, depending on the input string.