Home > DeveloperSection > Forums > How to use stringformat in multibinding in WPF XAML
Jeet Verma
Jeet Verma

Total Post:110

Posted on    September-24-2013 4:44 AM


 1 Reply(s)
 3697  View(s)
Rate this:

As you know StringFormat is of great importance for data representation in WPF. My problem is how to use StringFormat when multibinding in WPF?

If I give a very simple example:

We have variables,which are A and B and whose values are 10.255555 and 25.6999999

And we want to show them 10.2,25.6?

How can I do this with multibinding? Normally it is piece of cake with ValueConverter

Any help and ideas on this topic will be greately appreciated

Pravesh Singh

Total Post:411

Posted on    September-24-2013 7:47 AM

Hi Jeet,

Just set the StringFormat property on the MultiBinding; use placeholders ({0}, {1}...) for each binding in the multibinding, and include format specifiers if necessary (e.g. F1 for a decimal number with 1 decimal digit)



        <MultiBinding StringFormat="{}{0:F1}{1:F1}">

            <Binding Path="A" />

            <Binding Path="B" />




The {} part at the beginning is the format string is an escape sequence (otherwise the XAML parser would consider { to be the beginning of a markup extension)

Don't want to miss updates? Please click the below button!

Follow MindStick