NumberFormatInfo.NegativeSign Property

Gets or sets the string that denotes that the associated number is negative.

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

public string NegativeSign { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_NegativeSign ()

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

public function get NegativeSign () : String

public function set NegativeSign (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The string that denotes that the associated number is negative. The default for InvariantInfo is "-".

Exception typeCondition


The property is being set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


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

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0