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1799,
How can I show this number as 1.799

In classic asp i just write formatnumber()

How in c# ?
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by:rockiroads
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have u tried tostring("N3") on your variable? you may need to divide by 1000
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http://www.csharp-examples.net/string-format-double/
Examples of every type of formatting.  do {0:0.000} for yours.
// just two decimal places
String.Format("{0:0.00}", 123.4567);      // "123.46"
String.Format("{0:0.00}", 123.4);         // "123.40"
String.Format("{0:0.00}", 123.0);         // "123.00"
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or is this supposed to be the 1000th character?
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http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/0c899ak8(v=VS.100).aspx
double value;

value = 123;
Console.WriteLine(value.ToString("00000"));
// Displays 00123

value = 1.2;
Console.WriteLine(value.ToString("0.00", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture));
// Displays 1.20
Console.WriteLine(value.ToString("00.00", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture));
// Displays 01.20
Console.WriteLine(value.ToString("00.00", 
                  CultureInfo.CreateSpecificCulture("da-DK")));
// Displays 01,20

value = .56;
Console.WriteLine(value.ToString("0.0", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture));
// Displays 0.6

value = 1234567890;
Console.WriteLine(value.ToString("#,#", CultureInfo.InvariantCulture));	
// Displays 1,234,567,890      
Console.WriteLine(value.ToString("#,#", 
                  CultureInfo.CreateSpecificCulture("el-GR")));	
// Displays 1.234.567.890      

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by:bongii
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Thanks for the answers. I will try if it works and get back to you
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by:bongii
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This is correct syntax:
{0:0,00}
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