troubleshooting Question

ToString() on Int or Double using current culture

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I'd like to be able to call ToString() on a variable without specifying a culture (so, using System.Globalization.CultureInfo.CurrentCulture in some way) that produces comma-separated integers for those of us in the U.S.:

123456789.123 => 123,456,789.123

but allows partners in Europe to see things according to their UI culture.  So, probably something like this:

123456789.123 => 123.456.789,123

Basically, with commas and decimals reversed.

I don't believe I should have to specify the target culture. I always want to use the UI culture.  Every damn example I can find seems to be targeting "de-DE" or something specific.  Or the result lacks the separator commas that I'm wanting for US-based users.

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