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RegionInfo.IsMetric Property

Gets a value indicating whether the country/region uses the metric system for measurements.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public virtual bool IsMetric { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the country/region uses the metric system for measurements; otherwise, false.

The following code example displays the properties of the RegionInfo class.


using System;
using System.Globalization;

public class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      // Displays the property values of the RegionInfo for "US".
      RegionInfo myRI1 = new RegionInfo("en-US");
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Name:                         {0}\n", myRI1.Name);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DisplayName:                  {0}\n", myRI1.DisplayName);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   EnglishName:                  {0}\n", myRI1.EnglishName);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   IsMetric:                     {0}\n", myRI1.IsMetric);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   TwoLetterISORegionName:       {0}\n", myRI1.TwoLetterISORegionName);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   CurrencySymbol:               {0}\n", myRI1.CurrencySymbol);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   ISOCurrencySymbol:            {0}\n", myRI1.ISOCurrencySymbol);
   }
}
/*
This code produces the following output.
   Name:                         US
   DisplayName:                  United States
   EnglishName:                  United States
   IsMetric:                     False
   TwoLetterISORegionName:       US
   CurrencySymbol:               $
   ISOCurrencySymbol:            USD
*/


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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