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NumberFormatInfo.PercentDecimalSeparator Property

Gets the string to use as the decimal separator in percent values.

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

public string PercentDecimalSeparator { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_PercentDecimalSeparator ()

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

public function get PercentDecimalSeparator () : String

public function set PercentDecimalSeparator (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The string to use as the decimal separator in percent values. 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.

ArgumentException

The property is being set to an empty string.

The following code example demonstrates the effect of changing the PercentDecimalSeparator 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 value with the default separator (".").
      Double myInt = 0.1234;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "P", nfi ) );

      // Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
      nfi.PercentDecimalSeparator = " ";
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "P", nfi ) );

   }
}


/* 
This code produces the following output.

12.34 %
12 34 %
*/
   

import System.*;
import System.Globalization.*;

class NumberFormatInfoSample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
        NumberFormatInfo nfi = (new CultureInfo("en-US", false)).
            get_NumberFormat();
        // Displays a value with the default separator (".").
        System.Double myInt = (System.Double)0.1234;
        Console.WriteLine(myInt.ToString("P", nfi));
        // Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
        nfi.set_PercentDecimalSeparator(" ");
        Console.WriteLine(myInt.ToString("P", nfi));
    } //main 
} //NumberFormatInfoSample

/* 
This code produces the following output.

12.34 %
12 34 %
*/


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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