Format Doubles to Dollars in Java – Java #59

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Programmer: Akinwale Owi
Company:Dagba Computers
Program Description:Format Doubles to Dollars

package straightcash;

import java.text.NumberFormat;
import java.util.Scanner; //scanner to read in values
import java.util.Locale; //for location

public class StraightCash

public static void main(String[] args)
//Creating a Scanner
Scanner dirtyMoney = new Scanner(;

//asking user for number
System.out.println(“Please enter a number to change to dollars”);

//variable to hold dollars
double preFormat = dirtyMoney.nextDouble();

//printing out preDollars to check
System.out.println(“Before formatting = ” + preFormat);

//creating locale for U.S. dollars
Locale US = new Locale(“en”, “US”);

//Creating Number Format Object for US
NumberFormat form = NumberFormat.getCurrencyInstance(US);

//Printing out formatted dollars to check
System.out.println(“Formatted for US Dollars = ” + (form.format(preFormat)));

}//end of main

}//End of program/end of StraightCash class (contains main)
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