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Convert.ToDecimal Method (Byte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit unsigned integer to the equivalent Decimal number.

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

public static decimal ToDecimal (
	byte value
)
public static Decimal ToDecimal (
	byte value
)
public static function ToDecimal (
	value : byte
) : decimal

Parameters

value

An 8-bit unsigned integer.

Return Value

The Decimal number equivalent to the value of value.

The following code sample illustrates the conversion of a Byte value to a Decimal one, using ToDecimal.

public void ConvertByteDecimal(byte byteVal) {
    decimal decimalVal;

    // Byte to decimal conversion will not overflow.
    decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(byteVal);
    System.Console.WriteLine("The byte as a decimal is {0}.",
        decimalVal);

    // Decimal to byte conversion can overflow.
    try {
        byteVal = System.Convert.ToByte(decimalVal);
        System.Console.WriteLine("The Decimal as a byte is {0}.",
            byteVal);
    }
    catch (System.OverflowException) {
        System.Console.WriteLine(
            "The decimal value is too large for a byte.");
    }
}

public void ConvertByteDecimal(ubyte byteVal)
{
    System.Decimal decimalVal;

    // Byte to decimal conversion will not overflow.
    decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(byteVal);
    System.Console.WriteLine("The byte as a decimal is {0}.", decimalVal);

    // Decimal to byte conversion can overflow.
    try {        
        byteVal = System.Convert.ToByte(decimalVal);
        System.Console.WriteLine("The Decimal as a byte is {0}.", 
            System.Convert.ToString(byteVal));
    }
    catch (System.OverflowException exp) {        
        System.Console.WriteLine(
            "The decimal value is too large for a byte.");
    }
} //ConvertByteDecimal

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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