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NumberFormatInfo.PercentDecimalSeparator Property

Gets or sets the string to use as the decimal separator in percent values.

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

Public Property PercentDecimalSeparator As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string to use as the decimal separator in percent values. The default for InvariantInfo is ".".


The property is being set to Nothing.


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


The property is being set to an empty string.

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

Imports System.Globalization

Class Example
   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)
      ' Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
      Dim nfi As NumberFormatInfo = New CultureInfo("en-US").NumberFormat

      ' Displays a value with the default separator (".").
      Dim myInt As [Double] = 0.1234
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(myInt.ToString("P", nfi)) & vbCrLf

      ' Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
      nfi.PercentDecimalSeparator = " "
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(myInt.ToString("P", nfi)) & vbCrLf
   End Sub  
End Class 
'This code produces the following output.
'       12.34 %
'       12 34 %


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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