How to Properly Specify Rounding Behavior for Decimals in Java SE 8

(Doc ID 2285184.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You might have a program that uses the decimalFormat class for rounding arbitrary decimal values.  The following sample code illustrates the technique:


Is this a bug in Java SE?  How can you get the correct rounding results expected?


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