Convert a currency string to a double- VB.NET

Tags: VB.NET, VB 2008, VB 2010, VB 2012, VB 2013

There are situations where you need to convert a string shown in a currency format such as $108.99 to a double (108.99). The reason you want to retrieve the amount from the currency string is to do some calculations such as addition or subtraction. convert currency to double

Private Sub Button1_Click(sender As System.Object, _ 
e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        Dim currencyTxt As Double = Double.Parse(TextBox1.Text, _
        TextBox2.Text = currencyTxt
End Sub

The above method works also with a negative number that is displayed between two parantheses:

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