Solved

EURO currency symbol with decimal point instead of a comma

Posted on 2006-11-30
7
10,135 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
In ASP.NET with C# I show amounts with a currency sign
I take the currency sign from the culture, (I have different countries so I change the culture according to the
country when I want to show an amount with sign).
Anyhow when I show a EURO sign from some countries in EUROPE  - Netherlands,Belgium and others with culture
like  'nl-NL' or 'nl-BE' and I show it with the C format in the screen

Text='<%# Bind("Amount", "{0,15:C}") %>  
or printing like
 AmountCrdStr = String.Format("{0,15:C}", AmountCrd);

I get the following result:     € 1.500,00

The problem is that I want it to appear like this:  € 1,500.00
first the comma , and then the decimal fullstop.
Although I guess this is what accepted in EUROPE I need to show it in this way.
Is their a culture that shows the amount with the currency sign on the left and a comma sign?
I need an urgent answer
Thankyou
Anat
0
Comment
Question by:ANAT2403
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
7 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:nepali
ID: 18044962
hi,
can you check this example from msdn
public static void Main() {

      // Gets a NumberFormatInfo associated with the en-US culture.
      NumberFormatInfo nfi = new CultureInfo( "en-US", false ).NumberFormat;

      // Displays a value with the default separator (",").
      Int64 myInt = 123456789;
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "C", nfi ) );

      // Displays the same value with a blank as the separator.
      nfi.CurrencyGroupSeparator = " ";
      Console.WriteLine( myInt.ToString( "C", nfi ) );
}

0
 
LVL 96

Accepted Solution

by:
Bob Learned earned 500 total points
ID: 18045301
That wouldn't give you the EURO symbol for currency.  You would need to set the CurrencySymbol:

        NumberFormatInfo nfiUS = new CultureInfo( "en-US", false).NumberFormat;
        NumberFormatInfo nfiIE = new CultureInfo("en-IE", false).NumberFormat;
        nfiUS.CurrencySymbol = nfiIE.CurrencySymbol;

Bob
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:peterdungan
ID: 18045827
&euro; {0:0,0}
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 96

Expert Comment

by:Bob Learned
ID: 18046773
@peterdungan:
Huh?

Bob
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:peterdungan
ID: 18046854
I used that as the dataformatstring setting on a gridview displaying € 1,500 etc

DataFormatString="&amp;euro; {0:0,0}"

(where &amp = "&" & "amp" concatenated)

Culture setting on the system is as follows, incidentally:
<globalization uiCulture="en-IE" culture="en-IE"/>

0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:nepali
ID: 18046905
The sample from msdn just illustrates the numeric formatting in currency conversion. Its upto you which culture you use to get the currency symbol.

0
 

Author Comment

by:ANAT2403
ID: 18048445
The most important thing I learned from you and is waht I was looking for is the culture that shows comma , instead of the . stop whic is "en-IE" the culture of Ireland. and this wrote TheLearnedOne .
before I five the points I wuold like to ask id there is a way of forcing a specific culture let's say another culture not
the EURO to change the sign symbol of , or . and also the place of the currency sign to be from left or right. for example the euro sign of spain is in the left side.
thankyou
Anat
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Just a quick little trick I learned recently.  Now that I'm using jQuery with abandon in my asp.net applications, I have grown tired of the following syntax:      (CODE) I suppose it just offends my sense of decency to put inline VBScript on a…
One of the pain points with developing AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, and other client-side behaviors is that JavaScript doesn’t allow for cross domain request for pulling content. For example, JavaScript code on www.johnchapman.name could not pull conte…

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question