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ICustomNumberFormat Interface

Provides access to members that format numbers in a customizable way.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.


Use the ICustomNumberFormat interface to format numbers in a customized way using the FormatString member property. The associated INumberFormat’s ValueToString method is used to return a string formatted to fit whatever the FormatString property is set to. The StringToValue method reverses this formatting. The formatting is done based on the following sets of characters in the FormatString. 

When To Use

Use the ICustomNumberFormat interface to format numbers in a customized format. Define your own format using the FormatString member property.


Read/write property FormatString A user-defined format expression.

CoClasses that implement ICustomNumberFormat

CoClasses and Classes Description
CustomNumberFormat An object for formatting numbers in a user-defined format.

See Also

IFractionFormat Interface | AngleFormat Class | IAngleFormat Interface | IPercentageFormat Interface | ICustomNumberFormat Interface | CurrencyFormat Class | LatLonFormat Class | FractionFormat Class | IRateFormat Interface | RateFormat Class | ILatLonFormat2 Interface | NumericFormat Class | CustomNumberFormat Class | INumericFormat Interface | PercentageFormat Class | IScientificNumberFormat Interface | ILatLonFormat Interface | INumberFormat Interface | ScientificFormat Class