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NumberFormatInfo.GetInstance Method

Gets the NumberFormatInfo associated with the specified IFormatProvider.

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

public static NumberFormatInfo GetInstance (
	IFormatProvider formatProvider
)
public static NumberFormatInfo GetInstance (
	IFormatProvider formatProvider
)
public static function GetInstance (
	formatProvider : IFormatProvider
) : NumberFormatInfo

Parameters

formatProvider

The IFormatProvider used to get the NumberFormatInfo.

-or-

a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) to get CurrentInfo.

Return Value

The NumberFormatInfo associated with the specified IFormatProvider.

This method uses the IFormatProvider.GetFormat method of formatProvider using NumberFormatInfo as the Type parameter. If formatProvider is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or if IFormatProvider.GetFormat returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), this method returns CurrentInfo.

You can get a NumberFormatInfo for a specific culture using one of the following methods:

A NumberFormatInfo can be created only for the invariant culture or for specific cultures, not for neutral cultures. For more information about the invariant culture, specific cultures, and neutral cultures, see the CultureInfo class.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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