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FormatType Enumeration

Enumerates values for the FormatInfo.FormatType property.

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Public field Custom

Use Custom to format string values.

Use Custom when assigning a custom System.IFormatProvider to the FormatInfo.Format property.

Setting FormatInfo.FormatType to Custom does not change the FormatInfo.Format and FormatInfo.FormatString property values.

Public field DateTime Specifies that values should be formatted as the System.DateTime type.

Setting FormatInfo.FormatType to DateTime assigns the static System.Globalization.DateTimeFormatInfo.CurrentInfo format provider to the FormatInfo.Format property. This defines the format provider for the current culture. Also FormatInfo.FormatString is set to "d" (short date pattern).

Public field None No formatting is performed.

Setting the FormatInfo.FormatType property to None clears the FormatInfo.FormatString property and sets the FormatInfo.Format object to null.

Public field Numeric Specifies that values should be formatted as numbers.

Setting FormatInfo.FormatType to Numeric assigns the static System.Globalization.NumberFormatInfo.CurrentInfo format provider to the FormatInfo.Format property. This defines the format provider for the current culture. Also FormatInfo.FormatString is set to an empty string.

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The FormatType type enumerates values for the FormatInfo.FormatType property. To change formatting, you need to specify format providers via the FormatInfo.Format property.

See Formatting Values, to learn more.

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