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Posted on 2016-09-20
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Hello,
I am converting a datagridview value to currency

    If IsDBNull(sender.Rows(intRowIndex).Cells("Deposite").Value) = False Then
                str_Dep = CDbl(sender.Rows(intRowIndex).Cells("Deposite").Value)
            End If

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but,the problem with the above code is that it converts
21.10 to 21.1 whereas the requirement is to convert it to 21.10
Any suggestions are welcome.

Cheers
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not sure if vb has the same string function this would be for c#
str_Dep = String.Format("{0:c}", CDbl(sender.Rows(intRowIndex).Cells("Deposite").Value))
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by:RIAS
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Working great p_davis but, it puts £ sign in front of the value.
Any suggestion ?
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It puts the £ sign in front of the string because c is the currency specifier, if you do not want the £ sign in front then you should use N or G instead:
Module Module1
	Sub Main()
		Dim value As Decimal = 21.2

		Console.WriteLine("{1,15}{0,5}{2,15}{0,5}{3,15}", " ", "Currency", "General", "Numeric")
		Console.WriteLine("{1,15}{0,5}{1,15}{0,5}{1,15}", " ", New String("_", 15))
		Console.WriteLine("{1,15:C}{0,5}{1,15:G}{0,5}{1,15:N}", " ", value)
		Console.ReadLine()
	End Sub
End Module

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Produces the following output -Capture.JPG
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by:p_davis
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i think saige is correct in suggesting the use of N... sorry, of course, i assumed somethingn i shouldn't have.
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by:RIAS
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Thanks Saige!!!
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doesn't anyone believe in splitting points anymore?
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p_davis,
Sorry mate but,yours can be an assisted solution .Raising it.
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just appreciate a nod for the effort
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P_davis,

Was operating the solution from phone.Just accepted the solution in hurry.
Thanks once again.
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Cheers!
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