# Predefined Numeric Formats (Format Function)

**Visual Studio 2005**

The following table identifies the predefined numeric format names. These may be used by name as the style argument for the **Format** function:

Format name | Description |
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| Displays number with no thousand separator. |

| Displays number with thousand separator, if appropriate; displays two digits to the right of the decimal separator. Output is based on system locale settings. |

| Displays at least one digit to the left and two digits to the right of the decimal separator. |

| Displays number with thousand separator, at least one digit to the left and two digits to the right of the decimal separator. |

| Displays number multiplied by 100 with a percent sign (%) appended immediately to the right; always displays two digits to the right of the decimal separator. |

| Displays number with thousandths separator multiplied by 100 with a percent sign (%) appended to the right and separated by a single space; always displays two digits to the right of the decimal separator. |

| Uses standard scientific notation, providing two significant digits. |

| Uses standard scientific notation, providing six significant digits. |

| Displays number as a string that contains the value of the number in Decimal (base 10) format. This option is supported for integral types ( |

| Displays number as a string that contains the value of the number in Hexadecimal (base 16) format. This option is supported for integral types ( |

| Displays |

| Displays |

| Displays |

**Namespace:** Microsoft.VisualBasic

**Module:** **Strings**

**Assembly:** Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)