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NumberFormatInfo.GetFormat Method

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

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

public Object GetFormat(
	Type formatType


Type: System.Type
The Type of the required formatting service.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The current NumberFormatInfo object, if formatType is an object of type NumberFormatInfo; otherwise, null.



The numeric formatting and parsing methods that include a parameter of type IFormatProvider invoke this method when the current NumberFormatInfo object is passed as the IFormatProvider parameter. This method implements IFormatProvider.GetFormat.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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