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I have the following code:


I am confused to why I am getting the following output to screen:

Account details for:
********************
This is the decimal format to two places: 600.00
Formating currency: java.text.DecimalFormat@67500
Steven Peter Charlton : Account No: 8945 Balance: 600.00

In particular the following line:
Formating currency: java.text.DecimalFormat@67500

Could someone please explain?
 
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DecimalFormat doesn't implement the toString method and therefore uses the one inherited by Object. Take a look at the JavaDoc for both classes...
 
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Ilja Preuss, many thanks for your post.

Got the following code to work successfully:

 
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