NumberFormatInfo.CurrencySymbol Property

Definition

Gets or sets the string to use as the currency symbol.

public:
 property System::String ^ CurrencySymbol { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
public string CurrencySymbol { get; set; }
member this.CurrencySymbol : string with get, set
Public Property CurrencySymbol As String

Property Value

The string to use as the currency symbol. The default for InvariantInfo is "ยค".

Exceptions

The property is being set to null.

The property is being set and the NumberFormatInfo object is read-only.

Examples

The following example displays the currency symbol for the current culture and uses the "C" standard numeric format string to format a currency value.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

public class Example
{
   public static void Main()
   {
      Decimal value = 106.25m;
      Console.WriteLine("Current Culture: {0}",
                        CultureInfo.CurrentCulture.Name);
      Console.WriteLine("Currency Symbol: {0}",
                        NumberFormatInfo.CurrentInfo.CurrencySymbol);
      Console.WriteLine("Currency Value:  {0:C2}", value);
   }
}
// The example displays the following output:
//       Current Culture: en-US
//       Currency Symbol: $
//       Currency Value:  $106.25
Imports System.Globalization
Imports System.Threading

Module Example
   Public Sub Main()
      Dim value As Decimal = 106.25d
      Console.WriteLine("Current Culture: {0}",
                        CultureInfo.CurrentCulture.Name)
      Console.WriteLine("Currency Symbol: {0}",
                        NumberFormatInfo.CurrentInfo.CurrencySymbol)
      Console.WriteLine("Currency Value:  {0:C2}", value)
   End Sub
End Module
' The example displays output like the following:
'       Current Culture: en-US
'       Currency Symbol: $
'       Currency Value:  $106.25

Remarks

The string assigned to the CurrencySymbol property is included in the result string when a numeric value is formatted with the "C" standard numeric format string.

Applies to

See also