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DecimalFormat setParseBigDecimal() method in Java

  • Last Updated : 01 Apr, 2019

The setParseBigDecimal() method of the DecimalFormat class in Java is used to set whether the parse() method of the DecimalFormat class will return a value of BigInteger type or not. If this method is set true, then the parse() method will return a BigDecimal value.

Syntax:

public void setParseBigDecimal(boolean newValue)

Parameters: This method accepts a single parameter newValue of boolean type. If this value is set true, then the parse() method will return a BigDecimal value.

Return Value: This method does not returns any value.

Below programs illustrate the above method:



Program 1:




// Java program to illustrate the
// setParseBigDecimal() method
  
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create a DecimalFormat instance
        DecimalFormat deciFormat = new DecimalFormat();
        deciFormat.setParseBigDecimal(true);
  
        System.out.println(deciFormat.isParseBigDecimal());
    }
}
Output:
true

Program 2:




// Java program to illustrate the
// setParseBigDecimal() method
  
import java.text.DecimalFormat;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create a DecimalFormat instance
        DecimalFormat deciFormat = new DecimalFormat();
        deciFormat.setParseBigDecimal(false);
  
        System.out.println(deciFormat.isParseBigDecimal());
    }
}
Output:
false

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

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