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PercentDecimalDigits Property

NumberFormatInfo.PercentDecimalDigits Property

Gets or sets the number of decimal places to use in percent values.

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

public int PercentDecimalDigits { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of decimal places to use in percent values. The default for InvariantInfo is 2.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The property is being set to a value that is less than 0 or greater than 99.

InvalidOperationException

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

The PercentDecimalDigits property is used with the "P" standard format string without a precision specifier in numeric formatting operations. It defines the default number of fractional digits that appear after the decimal separator. This value is overridden if a precision specifier is used. For more information, see Standard Numeric Format Strings.

The following example demonstrates the effect of changing the PercentDecimalDigits property.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

class NumberFormatInfoSample {

   public static void Main() {

      // Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
      NumberFormatInfo nfi = new CultureInfo( "en-US", false ).NumberFormat;

      // Displays a negative value with the default number of decimal digits (2).
      Double myInt = 0.1234;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "P", nfi ) );

      // Displays the same value with four decimal digits.
      nfi.PercentDecimalDigits = 4;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "P", nfi ) );

   }
}


/* 
This code produces the following output.

12.34 %
12.3400 %
*/
   

.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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