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Convert.ToUInt16 Method (Byte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit unsigned integer to the equivalent 16-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static ushort ToUInt16(
	byte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Byte

The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt16
A 16-bit unsigned integer that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts each element in a byte array to an unsigned 16-bit integer.

byte[] bytes = { Byte.MinValue, 14, 122, Byte.MaxValue};
ushort result;

foreach (byte byteValue in bytes)
{
   result = Convert.ToUInt16(byteValue);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value '{1}' to the {2} value {3}.",
                     byteValue.GetType().Name, byteValue, 
                     result.GetType().Name, result);
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       Converted the Byte value '0' to the UInt16 value 0. 
//       Converted the Byte value '14' to the UInt16 value 14. 
//       Converted the Byte value '122' to the UInt16 value 122. 
//       Converted the Byte value '255' to the UInt16 value 255.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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 Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

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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