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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)

abstract GetFormat : 
        formatType:Type -> Object  
override GetFormat : 
        formatType:Type -> Object


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, 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.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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