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  • hello:

    As I can show the symbol of the dollar, pound in a textblock for the different languages with switch or with if

    Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:34 PM

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  • myTextBlock.Text = 1234.56.ToString("C");  Should put the localized currency symbol in the textblock.   
    Sunday, November 6, 2016 6:02 PM
  • Hi Javier,

    If you want to display a currency for a particular currency system, you may use the NumberFormatting.CurrencyFormatter API.

        // This scenario uses the Windows.Globalization.NumberFormatting.CurrencyFormatter class
        // to format a number as a currency.
        // Determine the current user's default currency.
        var userCurrency = Windows.System.UserProfile.GlobalizationPreferences.Currencies[0];
        // Number to be formatted.
        var fractionalNumber = 12345.67;
        // Currency formatter using the current user's preference settings for number formatting.
        var userCurrencyFormat = new Windows.Globalization.NumberFormatting.CurrencyFormatter(userCurrency);
        var currencyDefault = userCurrencyFormat.Format(fractionalNumber);
        // Create a formatter initialized to a specific currency,
        // in this case US Dollar (specified as an ISO 4217 code) 
        // but with the default number formatting for the current user.
        var currencyFormatUSD = new Windows.Globalization.NumberFormatting.CurrencyFormatter("USD"); 
        var currencyUSD = currencyFormatUSD.Format(fractionalNumber);
        // Create a formatter initialized to a specific currency.
        // In this case it's the Euro with the default number formatting for France.
        var currencyFormatEuroFR = new Windows.Globalization.NumberFormatting.CurrencyFormatter("EUR", new[] { "fr-FR" }, "FR");
        var currencyEuroFR = currencyFormatEuroFR.Format(fractionalNumber);
        // Results for display.
        var results = "Fixed number (" + fractionalNumber + ")\n" +
                      "With user's default currency: " + currencyDefault + "\n" +
                      "Formatted US Dollar: " + currencyUSD + "\n" +
                      "Formatted Euro (fr-FR defaults): " + currencyEuroFR;
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    Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:23 AM
  • Hi:

    f I have several format of coins as I can get in the TextBlock and also as I can do in other boxes out liters, Miles and mile.

    Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:58 PM
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