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Convert Number to Positional String

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Submitted on: 5/22/2016 10:01:00 PM
By: Jon Brown 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: VB.NET
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     Converts a UInteger to a string and appends the appropriate positional suffix. eg: 1st, 22nd, 114th, etc
 
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//**************************************
// Name: Convert Number to Positional String
// Description:Converts a UInteger to a string and appends the appropriate positional suffix. eg: 1st, 22nd, 114th, etc
// By: Jon Brown
//**************************************

Public Function ToPositionalString(ByVal number As UInteger) As String
 Dim rv As String = number.ToString
 Select Case Right(rv, 1)
 Case "1"
 rv &= IIf((Right(rv, 2) = "11"), "th", "st")
 Case "2"
 rv &= IIf((Right(rv, 2) = "12"), "th", "nd")
 Case "3"
 rv &= IIf((Right(rv, 2) = "13"), "th", "rd")
 Case Else
 rv += "th"
 End Select
 Return rv
 End Function


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