NumberFormatInfo.CurrencyPositivePattern Property

Gets or sets the format pattern for positive currency values.

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

public int CurrencyPositivePattern { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_CurrencyPositivePattern ()

/** @property */
public void set_CurrencyPositivePattern (int value)

public function get CurrencyPositivePattern () : int

public function set CurrencyPositivePattern (value : int)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The format pattern for positive currency values. The default for InvariantInfo is 0, which represents "$n", where "$" is the CurrencySymbol and n is a number.

Exception typeCondition


The property is being set to a value that is less than 0 or greater than 3.


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

This property has one of the values in the following table. The symbol "$" is the CurrencySymbol and n is a number.


Associated Pattern






$ n


n $

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