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DecimalFormat setNegativeSuffix() method in Java

  • Last Updated : 01 Apr, 2019

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

Syntax:

public void setNegativeSuffix(String newValue)

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

Return Value: This method does not returns any value.

Below program illustrate the above method:






// Java program to illustrate the
// setNegativeSuffix() 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 suffix value
        deciFormat.setNegativeSuffix("negative");
  
        // Print a number with negative suffix
        System.out.println(deciFormat.format(-123.45));
    }
}
Output:
-123.45negative

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/text/DecimalFormat.html#setNegativeSuffix(java.lang.String)

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