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GetFormat Method
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NumberFormatInfo.GetFormat Method

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

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Globalization (in System.Globalization.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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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