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format a number a specific way

format a number a specific way

format a number a specific way

(OP)
Hello I need to format int,12345678 as 1.23.45.678

What style can I use?

I have tried several and nothing is working

I do not want to have to style the string manually. I was hoping something like this would work:

CODE

string.Format("{0:#.##.##.###}", 12345678)
but it doesn't.


Thanks,
RalphTrent


 

RE: format a number a specific way

(OP)
OK I figured it out.

CODE

 Console.WriteLine(string.Format("{0:0\\.00\\.00\\.000}", 12345678));

returns

1.23.45.678


I guess i needed to escape the decimal points.

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