NumberFormatInfo.PercentDecimalSeparator Property

 
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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 ".".

Exception Condition
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.

Imports System
Imports System.Globalization

Class NumberFormatInfoSample

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
      Dim nfi As NumberFormatInfo = New CultureInfo("en-US", False).NumberFormat

      ' Displays a value with the default separator (".").
      Dim myInt As [Double] = 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))

   End Sub 'Main 

End Class 'NumberFormatInfoSample


'This code produces the following output.

'

'12.34 %

'12 34 %


Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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