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DistanceToDecimalString Method (IFormatProvider)

Converts the distance to a decimal string representation.

Namespace:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype
Assembly:  Tekla.Structures.Datatype (in Tekla.Structures.Datatype.dll) Version: 2023.0.1
public string ToDecimalString(
	IFormatProvider formatProvider


Type: SystemIFormatProvider
The number format provider.

Return Value

Type: String
The string representation of the distance.
This example shows how to specify a format provider when converting a Distance instance into a decimal string.
using Tekla.Structures.Datatype;
using System.Globalization;

public class Example
       public void Example1()
           // For this demonstration, we'll format 300.2 millimeters.
           Distance distance = new Distance(300.2);

           string formattedString = distance.ToDecimalString(CultureInfo.InvariantCulture);
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