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The following was copied from a web site for learning formatting.
Dim myInt As Integer = 100
Dim FormatPrice As String = String.Format(" Price = |{0,10:c }|", myInt)
Console.WriteLi ne(FormatPrice)
The result shown is no number but the character c as in the format string.
Is the format not valid in this context?

Thanks for your assistance,
Kevin

Jul 21 '05 #1
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The format string should be "Price = |{0:c10}|" . This will give you:

Price = |$100.000000000 0|

in the console window if you are using the English (United States) as your
language . For more information on Standard Numeric Format Strings check
out

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...matstrings.asp
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The following was copied from a web site for learning formatting.
Dim myInt As Integer = 100
Dim FormatPrice As String = String.Format(" Price = |{0,10:c }|", myInt)
Console.WriteLi ne(FormatPrice)
The result shown is no number but the character c as in the format string.
Is the format not valid in this context?

Thanks for your assistance,
Kevin


Jul 21 '05 #2

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