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How convert a string to a decimal using .NET
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Introduction

I tried to convert a currency string ("$ 1.200,00") to decimal using c# and VS2005, I can't did it using Decimal.Parse("$ 1.200,00"). 
Allways the error message was "Input String was not in a correct format".  But I saw
I was using the correct format.

Solution

Then I retrieved a old code using NumberStyles. I used the same code but the error still the same.

I did test the line code and when I removed the space from the currency string. Voila, it works.

This is the function.

private decimal ToDecimal(string Value)
{
 if (Value.Length == 0)
                return 0;
        else
                return Decimal.Parse(Value.Replace(" ", ""), NumberStyles.AllowThousands 
   | NumberStyles.AllowDecimalPoint | NumberStyles.AllowCurrencySymbol);
}

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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralThank You ! Pinmemberpolczym8-May-10 8:42 
GeneralNice PinmemberRavi J Patel4-May-10 19:15 
GeneralConvert string to decimal , rithy(cambodia) Pinmemberthyrith30-Mar-10 21:54 
GeneralSolution Pinmemberrosilvioro21-Jul-09 2:48 
JokeExcelent Article PinmemberJuan Carlos Chávez Trinidad24-Jun-09 16:34 
GeneralMy vote of 1 Pinmemberlousyprogrammer4-Jun-09 18:05 
GeneralMy vote of 1 Pinmembermuz@dogru.ch19-Dec-08 0:49 
General',' vs '.' PinmemberEuGenius_Krivbass24-Apr-08 5:53 
GeneralRe: ',' vs '.' Pinmemberbeimklabautermann3-Jun-10 5:39 
GeneralThank You PinmemberNachiappanR10-Jul-07 21:40 
Generaluse decimal.Parse instead Pinmembertekun6-Nov-06 14:12 
GeneralCultureInfo PinmemberErnst Naezer5-Jun-06 23:52 
QuestionWhy so complicated? Pinmembermav.northwind5-Jun-06 22:07 

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