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NumberFormatter::setPattern

numfmt_set_pattern

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

NumberFormatter::setPattern -- numfmt_set_patternSet formatter pattern

Description

Object oriented style

public NumberFormatter::setPattern ( string $pattern ) : bool

Procedural style

numfmt_set_pattern ( NumberFormatter $fmt , string $pattern ) : bool

Set the pattern used by the formatter. Can not be used on a rule-based formatter.

Parameters

fmt

NumberFormatter object.

pattern

Pattern in syntax described in » ICU DecimalFormat documentation.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 numfmt_set_pattern() example

<?php
$fmt 
numfmt_create'de_DE'NumberFormatter::DECIMAL );
echo 
"Pattern: ".numfmt_get_pattern($fmt)."\n";
echo 
numfmt_format($fmt1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
numfmt_set_pattern($fmt"#0.# kg");
echo 
"Pattern: ".numfmt_get_pattern($fmt)."\n";
echo 
numfmt_format($fmt1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
$fmt 
= new NumberFormatter'de_DE'NumberFormatter::DECIMAL );
echo 
"Pattern: ".$fmt->getPattern()."\n";
echo 
$fmt->format(1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
$fmt->setPattern("#0.# kg");
echo 
"Pattern: ".$fmt->getPattern()."\n";
echo 
$fmt->format(1234567.891234567890000)."\n";
?>

The above example will output:

Pattern: #,##0.###
1.234.567,891
Pattern: #0.# kg
1234567,9 kg

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User Contributed Notes 2 notes

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Crash
1 month ago
If you're looking for the pattern syntax, their documentation is here: http://unicode.org/reports/tr35/tr35-numbers.html#Number_Format_Patterns
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Anonymous
1 year ago
setPattern appears to influence only the behavior of the format method, not the parse method of the NumberFormatter object.

$pattern = '#,##0';
$frmtr = NumberFormatter::create('en-US', NumberFormatter::DECIMAL);
$frmtr->setPattern($pattern);
echo $frmtr->parse('12.345');

// returns 12
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