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formatting currency

Posted on 2006-11-08
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Hi

How do i format a decimal value as a uk currency with 2 decimal places and a £ sign

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andrea
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andieje try:

        Dim Price As Decimal = 9.99
        Dim s As String = String.Format("{0:c}", price)
        Console.WriteLine(s)
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Here's how to get the '£' sign using CultureInfo:

            Dim objCulture As New System.Globalization.CultureInfo("en-GB", False)
            Dim myVal As Decimal = 2.4

            MessageBox.Show(myVal.ToString("c", objCulture))  'Result will be:  £2.40
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