NumberFormatInfo.CurrencyDecimalSeparator Property

July 28, 2014

Gets or sets the string to use as the decimal separator in currency values.

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

public string CurrencyDecimalSeparator { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string to use as the decimal separator in currency values. The default for InvariantInfo is ".".

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to null.

InvalidOperationException

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

ArgumentException

The property is being set to an empty string.

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


using System;
using System.Globalization;

class Example
{

   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {

      // Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
      NumberFormatInfo nfi = new CultureInfo("en-US").NumberFormat;

      // Displays a value with the default separator (".").
      Int64 myInt = 123456789;
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(myInt.ToString("C", nfi)) + "\n";

      // Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
      nfi.CurrencyDecimalSeparator = " ";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(myInt.ToString("C", nfi)) + "\n";

   }
}


/* 
This code produces the following output.

$123,456,789.00
$123,456,789 00
*/



Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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