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NumberFormatInfo.NumberGroupSeparator Property

Gets or sets the string that separates groups of digits to the left of the decimal in numeric values.

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

public string NumberGroupSeparator { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string that separates groups of digits to the left of the decimal in numeric values. The default for InvariantInfo is ",".

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to null.

InvalidOperationException

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

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


using System;
using System.Globalization;

class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      // Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
      NumberFormatInfo nfi = new CultureInfo("en-US").NumberFormat;

      // Displays a value with the default separator (",").
      Int64 myInt = 123456789;
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(myInt.ToString("N", nfi)) + "\n";

      // Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
      nfi.NumberGroupSeparator = " ";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(myInt.ToString("N", nfi)) + "\n";
   }
}
/* 
This code produces the following output.

123,456,789.00
123 456 789.00
*/


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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