String representation of a number.
public: static System::String ^ Str(System::Object ^ Number);
public static string Str (object Number);
static member Str : obj -> string
Public Function Str (Number As Object) As String
Number is not specified.
Number is not a numeric type.
This example uses the
Str function to return a
String representation of a number. When a positive number is converted to a string, a leading space is always reserved for its sign.
Dim testString As String ' Returns " 459". testString = Str(459) ' Returns "-459.65". testString = Str(-459.65) ' Returns " 459.001". testString = Str(459.001)
When numbers are converted to strings, a leading space is always reserved for the sign of
Number is positive, the returned string contains a leading space, and the plus sign is implied. A negative number will include the minus sign (-) and no leading space.
Format function to convert numeric values you want formatted as dates, times, or currency or in other user-defined formats. Unlike the
Str function, the
Format function does not include a leading space for the sign of
Str function recognizes only the period (
.) as a valid decimal separator. If different decimal separators are used (for example, in international applications), use the
Format functions to convert a number to a string. To get the string representation of a number in a particular culture, use the number's
ToString(IFormatProvider) method. For example, use ToString when converting a value of type
Double to a string.