NumberFormatInfo.NegativeSign Property

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Gets or sets the string that indicates that a number is negative.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)


Public Property NegativeSign As String
public string NegativeSign { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string that indicates that a number is negative. The default for InvariantInfo is "-".


Exception Condition

The property is being set to nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


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

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


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