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PercentNegativePattern Property

NumberFormatInfo.PercentNegativePattern Property

Gets or sets the format pattern for negative percent values.

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

public int PercentNegativePattern { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The format pattern for negative percent values. The default for InvariantInfo is 0, which represents "-n %", where "%" is the PercentSymbol and n is a number.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The property is being set to a value that is less than 0 or greater than 11.

InvalidOperationException

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

The PercentNegativePattern property is used with the "P" standard format string to define the pattern of negative percentage values. For more information, see Standard Numeric Format Strings. This property has one of the values in the following table. The symbol "%" is the PercentSymbol, the symbol "-" is the NegativeSign, and n is a number. Values 3-11 were introduced in the .NET Framework 2.0 and cannot be used in earlier versions.

Value

Associated pattern

0

-n %

1

-n%

2

-%n

3

%-n

4

%n-

5

n-%

6

n%-

7

-% n

8

n %-

9

% n-

10

% -n

11

n- %

.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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