Extending NumericUpDown Control

Does anyone know of an easy way to show a currency symbol inside of a NumericUpDown
control along with the number both inside the box?  It would be good if I could inherit from the NumericUpDown
control and add a $ sign to the left of the number in the text of the control and be able to edit
the number and not the $ sign.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
gregoryew2Asked:
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gregoryew2Author Commented:
I forgot to mention that the dollar sign should be displayed all the time along with the number.
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
You might need to play around with this a bit, but see if this gets you started (in addition to Idle_Mind's suggestion):

Imports System.ComponentModel
Imports System.Windows.Forms

Namespace _27494603
    Public Class CurrencyNumericUpDown
        Inherits UpDownBase
        Implements ISupportInitialize
        Private _value As Integer

        Public Overrides Sub DownButton()
            Me._value -= 1
            Me.UserEdit = True
            Me.UpdateEditText()
        End Sub

        Public Overrides Sub UpButton()
            Me._value += 1
            Me.UserEdit = True
            Me.UpdateEditText()
        End Sub

        Protected Overrides Sub UpdateEditText()
            Me.Text = "$ " & Me._value.ToString()
        End Sub

        Public Sub BeginInit() Implements ISupportInitialize.BeginInit
            Me._value = 0
        End Sub

        Public Sub EndInit() Implements ISupportInitialize.EndInit
            Me.UpdateEditText()
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace

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