Windows apps
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content
Information
The topic you requested is included in another documentation set. For convenience, it's displayed below. Choose Switch to see the topic in its original location.

NumberFormatInfo.GetFormat Method (Type)

 

Gets an object of the specified type that provides a number formatting service.

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

public object GetFormat(
	Type formatType
)

Parameters

formatType
Type: System.Type

The Type of the required formatting service.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The current NumberFormatInfo, if formatType is the same as the type of the current NumberFormatInfo; otherwise, null.

The Format(String, IFormatProvider) methods supported by the base data types invoke this method when the current NumberFormatInfo is passed as the IFormatProvider parameter. This method implements IFormatProvider.GetFormat.

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
Return to top
Show:
© 2016 Microsoft