Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Help

Posted on 2008-10-27
1
Medium Priority
?
127 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
Hi

I need to change the $ Currency that is applied in the gridview when U type {0:C} in the dataformatstring. I need it to be ª.
0
Comment
Question by:RahnLev
[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
1 Comment
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
Dhaest earned 2000 total points
ID: 22819614
You'll need to change the current-culture in your program to the culture you need.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/87k6sx8t(VS.71).aspx
An example below
using System;
using System.Globalization;
using System.Threading;
 
public class EuroSymbolSample
{
   public static void Main()
   {
      int i = 100;
 
      // Set the CurrentCulture to French in France.
      Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = new CultureInfo("fr-FR");
 
      // Display i formatted as default currency for the
      //	CurrentCulture.
      // On a version of Windows prior to Windows XP, where the user
      //    has not changed the default currency to euro through
      //    Control Panel, this will default to "F".
      Console.WriteLine(i.ToString("c"));
 
      // Set the CurrentCulture to French in France, using the
      //    CultureInfo constructor that takes a useUserOverride
      //    parameter.
      // Set the useUserOverride value to false.
      Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = new CultureInfo("fr-FR", false);
         
      // Display i formatted as default currency for the 
      //    CurrentCulture.
      // On a version of Windows prior to Windows XP, this will
      //    override an incorrect default setting of "F" and display
      //    the euro symbol (i).
      Console.WriteLine(i.ToString("c"));     
   }
}

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Get your Disaster Recovery as a Service basics

Disaster Recovery as a Service is one go-to solution that revolutionizes DR planning. Implementing DRaaS could be an efficient process, easily accessible to non-DR experts. Learn about monitoring, testing, executing failovers and failbacks to ensure a "healthy" DR environment.

Question has a verified solution.

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

IP addresses can be stored in a database in any of several ways.  These ways may vary based on the volume of the data.  I was dealing with quite a large amount of data for user authentication purpose, and needed a way to minimize the storage.   …
It seems a simple enough task, yet I see repeated questions asking how to do it: how to pass data between two forms. In this article, I will show you the different mechanisms available for you to do just that. This article is directed towards the .N…
This course is ideal for IT System Administrators working with VMware vSphere and its associated products in their company infrastructure. This course teaches you how to install and maintain this virtualization technology to store data, prevent vuln…
In this video, Percona Director of Solution Engineering Jon Tobin discusses the function and features of Percona Server for MongoDB. How Percona can help Percona can help you determine if Percona Server for MongoDB is the right solution for …

704 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