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convert Currency back to double

Posted on 2006-10-24
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If i've used the following code to convert a double into formatted currency is there any way to convert back?

for instance:

NumberFormat FormatCurrency = NumberFormat.getCurrencyInstance();
String sBalance = FormatCurrency.format(5100.25);

now that sBalance = $5,100.25 how could I convert this back to 5100.25 as a double?

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Use the parse method [1].

Number number = FormatCurrency.parse(sBalance);
double asDouble = number.doubleValue();

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/text/NumberFormat.html#parse(java.lang.String)
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perfect... thanks
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