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DecimalFormat setNegativePrefix() method in Java

  • Last Updated : 01 Apr, 2019

The setNegativePrefix() method of the DecimalFormat class in Java is used to set a negative value of this DecimalFormat instance.


public void setNegativePrefix(String newValue)

Parameters: This method a single parameter newValue which is the new value to be set as a negative prefix for this DecimalFormat instance.

Return Value: This method does not returns any value.

Below program illustrate the above method:

// Java program to illustrate the
// setNegativePrefix() method
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        // Create a DecimalFormat instance
        DecimalFormat deciFormat = new DecimalFormat();
        // Set a negative prefix value
        // Print a number with negative prefix set


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