Splunk® Style Guide

Splunk Style Guide

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Commas and decimals

When writing about numbers that appear in a Splunk UI, duplicate them exactly as the UI displays. Otherwise, follow these guidelines.

Use standard American-style formatting for commas and decimal points in numbers.


When writing numerals that are 4 or more digits long, use commas to set off groups of 3 digits.

See the following examples:

  • 1,852,762
  • 2,000


When writing numerals with a decimal, use a period for the decimal point and include up to 2 decimal places. For an amount less than 1, use a leading 0 before the decimal point.

See the following examples:

  • 0.05
  • 3.14
Last modified on 24 May, 2023

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Style Guide: current

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