Application #32. Use Format Codes to Format Data

Visual Basic .NET has many features that allow you to work with dates, times, and currencies of other cultures. This sample application shows how to display numeric, date-time, and enumeration values as strings, using a variety of standard and custom culture-specific format codes. The application, shown in Figure 4-7, consists of a main form with a three-tab control.

Figure 4-7. The Use Format Codes sample application.

The first tab, Numeric, displays a number in currency, scientific (exponential), percent, number, fixed-point, and hexadecimal format. A combo box to the ...

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