CONVERT


Converts legacy European national currencies to and from Euros.

Syntax:

CONVERT(value, currency1, currency2)
value is the amount of the currency to be converted.currency1 and currency2 are the currency units to convert from and to respectively. These must be text, the official abbreviation for the currency (for example, "EUR"), as shown in the table below. The rates (shown per Euro) were set by the European Commission. The legacy currencies were replaced by the Euro in 2002.






"EUR"
"ATS"
13.7603
Austrian Schilling
"EUR"
"BEF"
40.3399
Belgian Franc
"EUR"
"DEM"
1.95583
German Mark
"EUR"
"ESP"
166.386
Spanish Peseta
"EUR"
"FIM"
5.94573
Finnish Markka
"EUR"
"FRF"
6.55957
French Franc
"EUR"
"IEP"
0.787564
Irish Pound
"EUR"
"ITL"
1936.27
Italian Lira
"EUR"
"LUF"
40.3399
Luxembourg Franc
"EUR"
"NLG"
2.20371
Dutch Guilder
"EUR"
"PTE"
200.482
Portuguese Escudo
"EUR"
"GRD"
200.482
Greek Drachma


Either currency1 or currency2 must be specified as Euros.

Example:

CONVERT(100, "ATS", "EUR")
converts 100 Austrian Schillings into Euros.
CONVERT(100, "EUR", "DEM")
converts 100 Euros into German Marks.






 
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