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Problem with NumberFormat

Srinivas Kalvala
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Joined: Oct 20, 2005
Posts: 257


I am unable to convert the format of the number to different locale. I have attached the program and sample output. Can any one help in this one.


package com.srinivas.scea.test;

import java.text.NumberFormat;
import java.util.Locale;

import sun.security.krb5.internal.ktab.l;

public class NumberFormatTest {
public static void main(String s[])
java.util.Locale locale=Locale.getDefault();
NumberFormat numberFormat= NumberFormat.getNumberInstance(locale);
locale=new Locale("hi","IN");
System.out.println("Count "+locale.getCountry());
System.out.println("Language " +locale.getDisplayLanguage());
catch(Exception e)


Output :

Count IN
Language Hindi


Problem: When I try to convert the format to INDIA locale, it is giving ???,???.

Thank you,
Srinivas Kalvala
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Joined: Oct 20, 2005
Posts: 257

Please ignore unnecessary imports in that program.

Thank you.
sai maddikay

Joined: Jul 03, 2006
Posts: 14
could be that the system should support the Hindi font to get the numbers displayed. did you try some other locale like en_US or en_GB?

[ August 03, 2006: Message edited by: jagi jagi ]
Santiago Urrizola
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Joined: Apr 27, 2006
Posts: 172
happens the same to me, could you try to put this outupt in a jsp ? and set the apropiated encoding ?

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