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NumberFormatInfo.CurrencySymbol Property

Updated: August 2010

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 Value

Type: System.String
The string to use as the currency symbol. The default for InvariantInfo is "¤".
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to null.

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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Date

History

Reason

August 2010

Corrected currency symbol of the invariant culture.

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