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DecimalFormatSymbols setMonetaryDecimalSeparator() method in Java with Examples

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  • Last Updated : 29 Jul, 2019
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The setMonetaryDecimalSeparator(char) method of java.text.DecimalFormatSymbols class in Java is used to set the character that is used to represent monetary decimal separator for the Locale of this DecimalFormatSymbols. This method takes the character for representing the monetary decimal separator as the parameter.

Syntax:

public void setMonetaryDecimalSeparator(char monetaryDecimalSeparator)

Parameter: This method accepts monetaryDecimalSeparator as a parameter which is the character that will be used to represent monetary decimal separator for this DecimalFormatSymbols.

Return Value: This method do not set anything.

Exception: This method do not throw any Exception.

Program:




// 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 monetary decimal separator: "
                           + dfs.getMonetaryDecimalSeparator());
  
        char monetaryDecimalSeparator = '*';
  
        dfs.setMonetaryDecimalSeparator(
            monetaryDecimalSeparator);
  
        System.out.println("Updated Character used"
                           + " for monetary decimal separator: "
                           + dfs.getMonetaryDecimalSeparator());
    }
}


Output:

Current Character used for monetary decimal separator: .
Updated Character used for monetary decimal separator: *

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

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