We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to browse, then you agree to our privacy policy and cookie policy. (Last updated on: November 16, 2018).
Unfortunately, activation email could not send to your email. Please try again.
Syncfusion Feedback

How to display the negative symbol in starting of cell value when RTL mode is enabled?

By default, in RTL mode the negative symbol will be displayed right side only. Please refer the below image for more information,

                               C:\Users\piruthiviraj.malaime\Desktop\img.PNG

To display the negative symbol in starting of a cell value when RTL mode is enabled, the following ways can be used, 

             1.DrawCellDisplayText event.

             2.RightToLeft property.

Using DrawCellDisplayText event

In this method, the negative symbol can be displayed in starting of a cell by getting the text without negative symbol using SubString method and adding the modified text using DisplayText property.

Code Snippet

C#

 

VB

 

Using RightToLeft property

To display the negative symbol in starting of cell value when RTL mode is enabled can be done by setting RightToLeft property as “No for needed cells.

Code Snippet

C#

 

VB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Screenshot

                C:\Users\piruthiviraj.malaime\Desktop\img.PNG

Sample Link

C#: Displaying Negative symbol in RTL mode_CS

VB: Displaying Negative symbol in RTL mode_VB

 

Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
6264 02/15/2016 02/15/2016 WinForms GridControl
Did you find this information helpful?
Add Comment
You must log in to leave a comment

Please sign in to access our KB

or the page will be automatically redirected to sign-in page in 10 seconds.

Warning Icon You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer that may not display all features of this and other websites. Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 or newer for a better experience.Close Icon