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DecimalFormat setMultiplier() method in Java

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  • Last Updated : 01 Apr, 2019

The setMultiplier() method is a built-in method of the java.text.DecimalFomrat class in Java and is used to a multiplier value to be used with this DecimalFormat instance. This multiplier value can be used while working with percent, percentile etc.

For Example, for a multiplier value 10, the number 98.89 will be formatted as 988.9

Syntax:

public void setMultiplier(int newVal)

Parameters: The function accepts a single parameter newVal which is the new multiplier value to be set for this DecimalFormat instance.

Return Value: The function does not returns any value.

Below is the implementation of the above function:

Program 1:




// Java program to illustrate the
// setMultiplier() method
  
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
import java.text.DecimalFormatSymbols;
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();
  
        deciFormat.setMultiplier(10);
  
        System.out.println(deciFormat.format(1234.345));
    }
}

Output:

12, 343.45

Program 2:




// Java program to illustrate the
// setMultiplier() method
  
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
import java.text.DecimalFormatSymbols;
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();
  
        deciFormat.setMultiplier(1000);
  
        System.out.println(deciFormat.format(1234.345));
    }
}

Output:

1, 234, 345

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/text/DecimalFormat.html#setMultiplier(int)


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