numpunct::thousands_sep


public member function
char_type thousands_sep() const;

Return thousands separator character

Returns the character used to represent digit group separator.

For the standard specialization of char the function returns ','.
For the standard specialization of wchar_t the function returns L','.

During its operation, the version of this function in the generic template simply calls the virtual protected member do_thousands_sep, which is the member function in charge of performing the actions described above.

Parameters

none

Return value

The character used as digit group separator.
char_type is a member alias of the template parameter charT (i.e., the facet's character type).

Example

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// numpunct::thousands_sep example
#include <iostream>
#include <locale>
using namespace std;

int main ()
{
  int q=10977;
  char separator = use_facet<numpunct<char> >(cout.getloc()).thousands_sep ();
  cout << q/1000 << separator << q%1000 << endl;
  return 0;
} 


Output:

10,977


See also