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The format string.
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    GeneralFormatter Constructor(String)
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    Creates a new custom formatter with the specified format string.
    Syntax
    'Declaration
     
    Public Function New( _
       ByVal format As String _
    )
    'Usage
     
    Dim format As String
     
    Dim instance As New GeneralFormatter(format)
    public GeneralFormatter( 
       string format
    )

    Parameters

    format
    The format string.
    Example
    This example creates several different formatters.
    double dvalue = 12345.6789;       
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[0, 0].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.StandardNumericMode, "c");
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[0, 0].Value = dvalue;
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[0, 1].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.StandardDateTimeMode, "M");
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].SetValue(0, 1, new DateTime(2011, 2, 9));
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[0, 2].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter("m");
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].SetValue(0, 2, new DateTime(2012, 10, 15));
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[0, 3].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter();
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].SetValue(0, 3, new DateTime(2012, 10, 15));
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[0, 4].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, "#.#%");
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].SetValue(0, 4, 1);
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[1, 0].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, "[>2]0.0;[<-3]0.0;zero;");
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].SetValue(1, 0, 3);
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[2, 0].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, "[Red](#,##0.00)");
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].SetValue(2, 0, 3);
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].Cells[3, 0].Formatter = new GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, @"(#.##)\[;-#.##\]\[;0.0\]\[;zero\]");
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets[0].SetValue(3, 0, 3);
    gcSpreadSheet1.Invalidate();
    Dim dvalue As Double
    dvalue = 12345.6789
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(0, 0).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.StandardNumericMode, "c")
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(0, 0).Value = dvalue
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(0, 1).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.StandardDateTimeMode, "M")
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).SetValue(0, 1, New DateTime(2011, 2, 9))
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(0, 2).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter("m")
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).SetValue(0, 2, New DateTime(2012, 10, 15))
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(0, 3).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter()
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).SetValue(0, 3, New DateTime(2012, 10, 15))
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(0, 4).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, "#.#%")
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).SetValue(0, 4, 1)
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(1, 0).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, "[>2]0.0;[<-3]0.0;zero;")
    GcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).SetValue(1, 0, 3)
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(2, 0).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, "[Red](#,##0.00)")
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).SetValue(2, 0, 3)
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).Cells(3, 0).Formatter = New GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.GeneralFormatter(GrapeCity.Windows.SpreadSheet.Data.FormatMode.CustomMode, "(#.##)\[;-#.##\]\[;0.0\]\[;zero\]")
    gcSpreadSheet1.Sheets(0).SetValue(3, 0, 3)
    GcSpreadSheet1.Invalidate()
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