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NumberFormatInfo.PercentDecimalSeparator Property

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

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

public string PercentDecimalSeparator { get; set; }

Property Value

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to null.

InvalidOperationException

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

ArgumentException

The property is being set to an empty string.

The PercentDecimalSeparator property is used with the "P" standard format string to define the symbol that separates integral from fractional digits. For more information, see Standard Numeric Format Strings.

The following example demonstrates the effect of changing the PercentDecimalSeparator 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 value with the default separator (".").
      Double myInt = 0.1234;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "P", nfi ) );

      // Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
      nfi.PercentDecimalSeparator = " ";
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "P", nfi ) );

   }
}


/* 
This code produces the following output.

12.34 %
12 34 %
*/
   

.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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