DisplayFormatAttribute.DataFormatString Property

Gets or sets the string value that specifies how to display values for the member.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)

public string DataFormatString { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string value that specifies how to display values for the member.

The following example shows how to apply the DisplayFormatAttribute attribute to a property named ListPrice that displays currency values and a property named Size that contains null or empty string values.


public class Product
{
  [DisplayFormat(DataFormatString = "{0:C}")]
  public Decimal ListPrice { get; set; }

  [DisplayFormat(ConvertEmptyStringToNull = true, NullDisplayText = "Not specified.")]
  public string Size { get; set; }
}


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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