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PercentPositivePattern Property

NumberFormatInfo.PercentPositivePattern Property

Gets or sets the format pattern for positive percent values.

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

public int PercentPositivePattern { get; set; }

Property Value

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


The property is being set to a value that is less than 0 or greater than 3.


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

The PercentPositivePattern property is used with the "P" standard format string to define pattern of positive 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 and n is a number.


Associated pattern


n %






% 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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