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Decimal.op_Implicit Method (Int64)

Converts a 64-bit signed integer to a Decimal.

Namespace: System
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static implicit operator decimal (
	long value
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

value

A 64-bit signed integer.

Return Value

A Decimal that represents the converted 64-bit signed integer.

The following code example converts Int64 values to Decimal numbers using the Int64 to Decimal conversion. This conversion is implicit in C#, but requires the op_Implicit operator in Visual Basic and C++. Implicit conversions to Decimal use other methods in these languages.

// Example of the implicit conversion from long to decimal.
using System;

class DecimalFromInt64Demo
{
    const string formatter = 
        "{0,20}{1,21}{2,10:X8}{3,9:X8}{4,9:X8}{5,9:X8}";

    // Convert the long argument and display the decimal value.
    public static void DecimalFromInt64( long argument )
    {
        decimal decValue;
        int[ ]  bits;

        // Display the decimal and its binary representation.
        decValue = argument;
        bits = decimal.GetBits( decValue );

        Console.WriteLine( formatter, argument, decValue, 
            bits[ 3 ], bits[ 2 ], bits[ 1 ], bits[ 0 ] );
    }

    public static void Main( )
    {
        Console.WriteLine( 
            "This example of the implicit conversion from long " +
            "to decimal generates the \nfollowing output. It " +
            "displays the decimal value and its binary " +
            "representation.\n" );
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, "long argument", 
            "decimal value", "bits[3]", "bits[2]", 
            "bits[1]", "bits[0]" );
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, "-------------", 
            "-------------", "-------", "-------", 
            "-------", "-------" );

        // Convert long values and display the results.
        DecimalFromInt64( long.MinValue );
        DecimalFromInt64( long.MaxValue );
        DecimalFromInt64( 0xFFFFFFFFFFFF );
        DecimalFromInt64( 123456789123456789 );
        DecimalFromInt64( -1000000000000000 );
    }
}

/*
This example of the implicit conversion from long to decimal generates the
following output. It displays the decimal value and its binary representation.

       long argument        decimal value   bits[3]  bits[2]  bits[1]  bits[0]
       -------------        -------------   -------  -------  -------  -------
-9223372036854775808 -9223372036854775808  80000000 00000000 80000000 00000000
 9223372036854775807  9223372036854775807  00000000 00000000 7FFFFFFF FFFFFFFF
     281474976710655      281474976710655  00000000 00000000 0000FFFF FFFFFFFF
  123456789123456789   123456789123456789  00000000 00000000 01B69B4B ACD05F15
   -1000000000000000    -1000000000000000  80000000 00000000 00038D7E A4C68000
*/

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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