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Conversion Class

The Conversion module contains the procedures used to perform various conversion operations.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)

public sealed class Conversion
public final class Conversion
public final class Conversion

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic Conversion Module (Visual Basic).

This module supports the Visual Basic language keywords and run-time library members that convert decimal numbers to other bases, numbers to strings, strings to numbers, and one data type to another.

This example uses the Hex function to return the hexadecimal value of a number.

Dim TestHex As String
' Returns 5.
TestHex = Hex(5)
' Returns A.
TestHex = Hex(10)
' Returns 1CB.
TestHex = Hex(459)

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Conversion

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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