Flex Formatters are Flex components that are used to format data into strings. Adobe Flex come with a number of built in formatters: the currency formatter, the date formatter, the number formatter, the phone number formatter, and the ZIP code formatter.
All the built in formatters are subclasses of the Formatter class (mx.formatters.Formatter). To trigger the formatter you will use the format() method that takes a value as a parameter and returns the formatter string.
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