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dataformatstring for phone number

Posted on 2004-09-14
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Hi,

What is the dataformatstring property supposed to like for a phone number on a bound column in a datagrid? T

The format I need is (###) ###-####

<asp:BoundColumn HeaderText="Phone" Visible="True" DataField="intPhoneNumber" ItemStyle-Width="60" readOnly="True" ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Center" DataFormatString=""/>
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Question by:Gezna
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David H.H.Lee earned 500 total points
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Gezna ,
Try this :
<asp:BoundColumn HeaderText="Phone" Visible="True" DataField="intPhoneNumber" ItemStyle-Width="60" readOnly="True" ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Center" DataFormatString="{0:(###) ###-####}"/>

Check this article :
-http://aspnet.4guysfromrolla.com/articles/041702-1.2.aspx
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by:Gezna
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thanks! I knew I could find it if I looked hard enough, but I just didn't have time
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