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Hi all,

In Grid View
positive amounts are displaying like this $155.00
negative amounts are displaying like this ($155.00)

I want to display the negative like -$155.00

<asp:BoundField DataField="Price" DataFormatString="{0:c}"
 HeaderText="Price"> 

plz correct me on this.

Thanks & Regards,
Pawan.
Posted 5-Apr-11 22:06pm
Edited 5-Apr-11 22:09pm
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Solution 1

Set HTMLEncoded to false and then use this format string:
{0:$#,##0.00;-$#,##0.00);0}
Should do it!
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Pawan Kiran at 6-Apr-11 3:35am
   
Vote of 5 and Thank U.
OriginalGriff at 6-Apr-11 3:55am
   
You're welcome!
Hernan K. Cabrera at 3-May-11 5:08am
   
Great...

Can I color the negative value red? How?

Thanks.
Hernan K. Cabrera at 3-May-11 5:12am
   
I did it in rowdatabound event. Is there a property that I could use to do the coloring?
sharma-anurag at 20-Dec-12 9:01am
   
thanks for give such a great thing
OriginalGriff at 20-Dec-12 9:32am
   
You're welcome!
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Solution 2

Uae a TemplateField instead:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb288032.aspx[^]

Your code woould then be something like:


<asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Price">
    <ItemTemplate>
        <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text='$<%#
            Bind("Price") %>'>
        </asp:Label>
    </ItemTemplate>
</asp:TemplateField>
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