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If I add the Standard field Discount to quote line items than the discount will show up right justified with the percent sign to the right of the value. If I create a Custom field of type Formula(Percent) or just a Percent field I get the value but no percent sign %. Is there a way to format that field so that it shows up with a percent sign?

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You could create a custom Text Formula Field and then add in the % symbol. The only drawback (off the top of my head) would be that it won't work as a real percentage in Reports.

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One method is to label the field as "Display" and the actual number fields as "Report %" For example: "Discount % Reportable" and "Discount % Display" –  Salesforce Wizard Aug 8 '12 at 21:39
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