DecimalFormatSymbols setPercent(char) method in Java with Examples

The setPercent(char) method of java.text.DecimalFormatSymbols class in Java is used to set the character that is used to represent percent sign for the Locale of this DecimalFormatSymbols. This method takes the character for representing the percent sign as the parameter.

Syntax:

public void setPercent(char percent)

Parameter: This method accepts percent as a parameter which is the character that will be used to represent percent sign for this DecimalFormatSymbols.



Return Value: This method do not set anything.

Exception: This method do not throw any Exception.

Program:

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// 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();
  
        System.out.println("Current Character used"
                           + " for percent sign: "
                           + dfs.getPercent());
  
        char percent = '*';
  
        dfs.setPercent(percent);
  
        System.out.println("Updated Character used"
                           + " for percent sign: "
                           + dfs.getPercent());
    }
}

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Output:

Current Character used for percent sign: %
Updated Character used for percent sign: *

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/text/DecimalFormatSymbols.html#setPercent-char-



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