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NumberFormatter::setSymbol

numfmt_set_symbol

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

NumberFormatter::setSymbol -- numfmt_set_symbolSet a symbol value

Description

Object oriented style

public bool NumberFormatter::setSymbol ( int $attr , string $value )

Procedural style

bool numfmt_set_symbol ( NumberFormatter $fmt , int $attr , string $value )

Set a symbol associated with the formatter. The formatter uses symbols to represent the special locale-dependent characters in a number, for example the percent sign. This API is not supported for rule-based formatters.

Parameters

fmt

NumberFormatter object.

attr

Symbol specifier, one of the format symbol constants.

value

Text for the symbol.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 numfmt_set_symbol() example

<?php
$fmt 
numfmt_create'de_DE'NumberFormatter::DECIMAL );
echo 
"Sep: ".numfmt_get_symbol($fmtNumberFormatter::GROUPING_SEPARATOR_SYMBOL)."\n";
echo 
numfmt_format($fmt1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
numfmt_set_symbol($fmtNumberFormatter::GROUPING_SEPARATOR_SYMBOL"*");
echo 
"Sep: ".numfmt_get_symbol($fmtNumberFormatter::GROUPING_SEPARATOR_SYMBOL)."\n";
echo 
numfmt_format($fmt1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
$fmt 
= new NumberFormatter'de_DE'NumberFormatter::DECIMAL );
echo 
"Sep: ".$fmt->getSymbol(NumberFormatter::GROUPING_SEPARATOR_SYMBOL)."\n";
echo 
$fmt->format(1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
$fmt->setSymbol(NumberFormatter::GROUPING_SEPARATOR_SYMBOL"*");
echo 
"Sep: ".$fmt->getSymbol(NumberFormatter::GROUPING_SEPARATOR_SYMBOL)."\n";
echo 
$fmt->format(1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
?>

The above example will output:

Sep: .
1.234.567,891
Sep: *
1*234*567,891

See Also

PHP Manual