Decimal Numeric Formatting in C#

Published on April 16, 2013 by Senthil Kumar

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The Decimal Numeric Formatting string returns the integer digit with the negative symbol (if provided). The Decimal Numeric formatting staring also accepts the precision specifier which indicates the Minimum number of digits to be returned.

Decimal Numeric Formatting in C#

Below is a sample sourecode demonstrating the Decimal Number formatting using the Numeric Format String “D” and “D5”. Here D5 formats the string to minimum of 5 digits .

using System;

namespace ConsoleApplication1


internal class Program


// Decimal Numeric Formatting in C#

private static void Main(string[] args)


int input = 765;

Console.WriteLine("{0:D}", input);

Console.WriteLine("{0:D5}", input);





Decimal Numeric Formatting in C#

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