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DecimalFormatSymbols getInstance(Locale) method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 29 Jul, 2019

The getInstance(Locale) method of java.text.DecimalFormatSymbols class in Java is used to get the DecimalFormatSymbols instance for the specified Locale. This method is final and cannot be overridden or changed. It takes the Locale for which the DecimalFormatSymbols is required, as a parameter and returns the respective instance of that DecimalFormatSymbols.


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public static final DecimalFormatSymbols
    getInstance(Locale locale)

Parameter: This method accepts a parameter Locale which is the locale for which the DecimalFormatSymbols instance is returned.

Return Value: This method returns an instance of the DecimalFormatSymbols with the specified Locale.

Exception: This method do not throw any Exception.


// Java program to demonstrate
// the above method
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
public class DecimalFormatSymbolsDemo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        DecimalFormatSymbols dfs
            = new DecimalFormatSymbols();
        Locale locale = new Locale("ENGLISH");
        System.out.println("DecimalFormatSymbols "
                           + "with ENGLISH Locale: "
                           + dfs.getInstance(locale));
DecimalFormatSymbols with ENGLISH Locale:


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