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INumericFormat.ShowPlusSign Property

Indicates if formatted numbers contain a plus sign for positive numbers.

[Visual Basic 6.0]
Property ShowPlusSign As Boolean
[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property ShowPlusSign As Boolean
[C#]
public bool ShowPlusSign {get; set;}
[Java]
public boolean isShowPlusSign()
throws
    IOException,
    AutomationException
[Java]
public void setShowPlusSign(
boolean ShowPlusSign
)
throws
    IOException,
    AutomationException
[C++]
HRESULT get_ShowPlusSign(
  VARIANT_BOOL* Show
);
[C++]
HRESULT put_ShowPlusSign(
  VARIANT_BOOL Show

);

[C++]

Parameters

Show [out, retval]

  Show is a parameter of type VARIANT_BOOL

Show [in]

  Show is a parameter of type VARIANT_BOOL

Product Availability

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

Description

The ShowPlusSign property sets or returns an indicator that tells whether or not a plus sign symbol (+) is to be prefixed to positive numbers when the ValueToString method in the associated INumberFormat interface formats numbers.

The settings for ShowPlusSign are:

Setting

Description

False

(Default) Positive numbers and zero values are formatted without a plus sign. Negative values are formatted with a minus (-) sign.

True

Positive numbers are formatted with a plus (+) sign. Zero values are formatted without a plus sign. Negative numbers are formatted with a minus (-) sign.

 

Remarks

Using ShowPlusSign can be useful in conjunction with IFormattedGridLabel, where a user might not know if the number is above or below the Equator, or east or west of the Central Meridian.

Also see the ShowDirections property in ILatLonFormat.

See Also

INumericFormat Interface | 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

Example

NumericFormat Example