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Convert.ToDecimal Method (Int64)

Converts the value of the specified 64-bit signed integer to an equivalent decimal number.

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

public static decimal ToDecimal(
	long value


Type: System.Int64

The 64-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
A decimal number that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts an Int64 value to a Decimal value.

		public void ConvertLongDecimal(long longVal) {

			decimal	decimalVal;
			// Long to decimal conversion cannot overflow.
			decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(longVal);
			System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a decimal is {1}", 
					longVal, decimalVal);

			// Decimal to long conversion can overflow. 
			try {
				longVal = System.Convert.ToInt64(decimalVal);
				System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a long is {1}", 
					decimalVal, longVal);
			catch (System.OverflowException) {
					"Overflow in decimal-to-long conversion.");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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