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NumberFormatInfo.NumberDecimalDigits Property

Gets or sets the number of decimal places to use in numeric values.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public int NumberDecimalDigits { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of decimal places to use in numeric values. The default for InvariantInfo is 2.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The property is being set to a value that is less than 0 or greater than 99.

InvalidOperationException

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

The NumberDecimalDigits property is used with the "F" and "N" standard format strings without a precision specifier in numeric formatting operations. It defines the default number of fractional digits that appear after the decimal separator. This value is overridden if a precision specifier is used. For more information, see Standard Numeric Format Strings.

The following example demonstrates the effect of changing the NumberDecimalDigits property.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

class NumberFormatInfoSample {

   public static void Main() {

      // Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
      NumberFormatInfo nfi = new CultureInfo( "en-US", false ).NumberFormat;

      // Displays a negative value with the default number of decimal digits (2).
      Int64 myInt = -1234;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "N", nfi ) );

      // Displays the same value with four decimal digits.
      nfi.NumberDecimalDigits = 4;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "N", nfi ) );

   }
}


/* 
This code produces the following output.

-1,234.00
-1,234.0000
*/
   

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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