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NumberFormatInfo.GetFormat Method

Gets an object of the specified type that provides a number formatting service.

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

public Object GetFormat(
	Type formatType
)

Parameters

formatType
Type: System.Type
The Type of the required formatting service.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The current NumberFormatInfo, if formatType is the same as the type of the current NumberFormatInfo; otherwise, null.

Implements

IFormatProvider.GetFormat(Type)

The Format(String, IFormatProvider) methods supported by the base data types invoke this method when the current NumberFormatInfo is passed as the IFormatProvider parameter. This method implements IFormatProvider.GetFormat.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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