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)

'Declaration
Public Property PercentGroupSeparator As String

Property Value

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to Nothing.

InvalidOperationException

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

The PercentGroupSeparator property is used with the "P" standard format string to define the symbol that separates groups of integers. For more information, see Standard Numeric Format Strings.

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

Imports System
Imports System.Globalization

Class NumberFormatInfoSample

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture. 
      Dim nfi As NumberFormatInfo = New CultureInfo("en-US", False).NumberFormat

      ' Displays a value with the default separator (","). 
      Dim myInt As [Double] = 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))

   End Sub 'Main 

End Class 'NumberFormatInfoSample


'This code produces the following output. 



'123,456.78 % 

'123 456.78 %

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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