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make sure value of text box appears as currency

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I have a textbox ... and when dollar amount is retrieved from the database it comes back like this

4.0000

how would i format the textbox so that it appears like a normal dollar amount:

example:

4.00
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txtboxAmount.Text = Format(txtboxAmount.Text,"0.00")

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txtboxAmount.Text = txtboxAmount.ToString("#0.00")
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You can use above statement or in generic txtboxAmount.Text = txtboxAmount.ToString("##.##")
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