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NumberFormatInfo.PercentGroupSeparator Property

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

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

public string PercentGroupSeparator { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_PercentGroupSeparator ()

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

public function get PercentGroupSeparator () : String

public function set PercentGroupSeparator (value : String)

Property Value

The string that separates groups of digits to the left of the decimal 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.

The following code example demonstrates the effect of changing the PercentGroupSeparator 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 = 1234.5678;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "P", nfi ) );

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

   }
}


/* 
This code produces the following output.

123,456.78 %
123 456.78 %
*/
   

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)1234.5678;
        Console.WriteLine(myInt.ToString("P", nfi));
        // Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
        nfi.set_PercentGroupSeparator(" ");
        Console.WriteLine(myInt.ToString("P", nfi));
    } //main 
} //NumberFormatInfoSample

/* 
This code produces the following output.

123,456.78 %
123 456.78 %
*/


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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