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Is it possible to use negative value in ejCurrencyTextbox?

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142102 Jan 18,2019 07:40 PM UTC Jan 22,2019 12:15 PM UTC JavaScript - EJ 2 3
Tags: NumericTextBox
Yukiko Imazu
Asked On January 18, 2019 07:40 PM UTC


I'm trying to use ejCurrencyTextbox in ASP.Net webform custom dialog.
What our requirement is for user to enter negative value in ejCurrencyTextbox.
It seems like we can't enter negative value in ejCurrencyTextbox.  Is it possible to do that?

I've attached sample solution for custom dialog.


Attachment: test_b85deb6c.7z

Christopher Issac Sunder K [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 21, 2019 12:27 PM UTC

Hi Yukiko, 

Thank you for contacting Syncfusion support. 

We have analyzed your query and provided sample at our end. For your provided sample, we were unable to find which place you have rendered the ejCurrencyTextbox component in your application. In our currency text box, minimum value is 0 by default. So, to set the negative value please change the minValue of element. Please refer the below code snippet 

name: "currency", 
value: 555, 
minValue: -100, 

Still you are facing the same, please provide more details about your requirement. This would be more helpful to identify your problem easily. 


Yukiko Imazu
Replied On January 21, 2019 03:23 PM UTC

Hi Christo,

Thank you for replying.
I achieved our requirement with setting minValue in ejCurrencyTextbox.

I have one more question.  When it's negative value, it shows with parentheses like ($25).
Is it possible to change the appearance like -$25?


Christopher Issac Sunder K [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 22, 2019 12:15 PM UTC

Hi Yukiko, 

Thank you for contacting Syncfusion support. 

In our ejCurrencyTextbox, we have provided NegativePattern property to specify the pattern format for currency textbox value. You can use this property to format the ejCurrencyTextbox value as per your requirement. Please check the below code block. 

<ej:CurrencyTextBox id="currency" MinValue="-100" NegativePattern="-$n" Value="555" Name="currency" runat="server" Locale="en-US"></ej:CurrencyTextBox> 

We have prepared a sample for your reference. 

Please check it and let us know if you have any concerns. 



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