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In my list, I have a column called "Cost" which is a currency type column. When a user creates a new item in the list, I send a workflow email. In that email, I use [%Current Item:Cost%] to pull up the value of "Cost" column. But in the email, it always shows $0.00.

How can this be solved?

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The problem is that the currency column value is not set in the begining. So we need a "Calculated" type column added to the Content type with the following formula in the text box:

=DOLLAR([Cost], 2)

It solves the problem.

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