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 Function GetFormat ( _
	formatType As Type _
) As Object
Dim instance As NumberFormatInfo
Dim formatType As Type
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = instance.GetFormat(formatType)
public final Object GetFormat (
	Type formatType
public final function GetFormat (
	formatType : Type
) : Object
Not applicable.



The Type of the required formatting service.

Return Value

The current NumberFormatInfo, if formatType is the same as the type of the current NumberFormatInfo; otherwise, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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.

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