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DecimalFormat setCurrency() method in Java

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  • Last Updated : 01 Apr, 2019

The setCurrency() method is a built-in method of the java.text.DecimalFomrat class in Java and is used to set the Currency for this DecimalFormat instance which will be used to formatting numbers.

Syntax:

public void setCurrency(Currency currency)

Parameters: The function accepts a single parameter currency which is the currency to be used to format numbers.

Return Value: The function does not returns any value.

Below is the implementation of the above function:

Program 1:




// Java program to illustrate the
// setCurrency() method
  
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
import java.util.Currency;
import java.util.Locale;
  
public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create the DecimalFormat Instance
        DecimalFormat deciFormat = new DecimalFormat();
  
        // Set the Currency
        deciFormat.setCurrency(Currency.getInstance(Locale.GERMANY));
  
        // Print the current Currency value
        System.out.println(deciFormat.getCurrency());
    }
}

Output:

EUR

Program 2:




// Java program to illustrate the
// setCurrency() method
  
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
import java.util.Currency;
import java.util.Locale;
  
public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create the DecimalFormat Instance
        DecimalFormat deciFormat = new DecimalFormat();
  
        // Set the Currency
        deciFormat.setCurrency(Currency.getInstance(Locale.CANADA));
  
        // Print the current Currency value
        System.out.println(deciFormat.getCurrency());
    }
}

Output:

CAD

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/text/DecimalFormat.html#setCurrency(java.util.Currency)


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