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NumberFormatInfo.CurrencySymbol Property

Gets or sets the string to use as the currency symbol.

Namespace: System.Globalization
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string CurrencySymbol { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_CurrencySymbol ()

/** @property */
public void set_CurrencySymbol (String value)

public function get CurrencySymbol () : String

public function set CurrencySymbol (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The string to use as the currency symbol. The default for InvariantInfo is "$".

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

InvalidOperationException

The property is being set and the NumberFormatInfo is read-only.

The following code example demonstrates the CurrencySymbol property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the NumberFormatInfo class.

// Display the culture name and currency symbol.
NumberFormatInfo nfi = ci.NumberFormat;
sb.AppendFormat("The currency symbol for '{0}' is '{1}'",
    ci.DisplayName, nfi.CurrencySymbol);
sb.AppendLine();

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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