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<h1><font size="6">Number Formatting</font></h1>
<p><font size="5"><a href="../html/NumberFormat.html">NumberFormat</a>, <a
href="../html/DecimalFormat.html">DecimalFormat</a>, <a
href="../html/DecimalFormatSymbols.html">DecimalFormatSymbols</a></font> <br>
<a href="../html/NumberSpelloutFormat.html"><font size="5">NumberSpelloutFormat</font></a>
<li><font size="5">Provide control over every aspect of the display</font><br>
<font size="4">-- separator characters, optional digits,</font> <br>
<font size="4">-- maximum and minimum decimal and integer places</font> <br>
<font size="4">-- optional prefixes and suffixes</font> </li>
<li><font size="5">Can produce currency and percentage formats</font><br>
<font size="4">-- can be extended to produce other formats</font> </li>
<li><font size="5">Allow you to specify new formats with string patterns</font></li>
<li><font size="5">Can retrieve the normalized pattern</font></li>
<li><font size="5">Can parse number, date and time strings if the objects can be formatted</font><br>
<font size="4">-- for use when converting text input into binary data<br>
-- no garentee round-trip results for ChoiceFormat objects when there are more than one
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