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Decimal Widening Conversion (UInt32 to Decimal)

Converts a 32-bit unsigned integer to a Decimal.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Widening Operator CType ( _
	value As UInteger _
) As Decimal

Parameters

value
Type: System.UInt32
The 32-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
The converted 32-bit unsigned integer.

The following code example converts UInt32 values to Decimal numbers using the UInt32 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 op_Implicit conversion from UInt32 to Decimal.
Imports System
Imports System.Globalization
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module DecimalFromUInt32Demo

    Const formatter As String = _
        "{0,15}{1,15}{2,10:X8}{3,9:X8}{4,9:X8}{5,9:X8}"

    ' Convert the UInt32 argument and display the Decimal value.
    Sub DecimalFromUInt32( argument As UInt32 )

        Dim decValue    As Decimal
        Dim bits( )     As Integer

        ' The compiler invokes a constructor in Visual Basic 
        ' unless op_Implicit is explicitly called.
        decValue = Decimal.op_Implicit( argument )

        ' Display the Decimal and its binary representation.
        bits = Decimal.GetBits( decValue )
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, argument, decValue, _
            bits( 3 ), bits( 2 ), bits( 1 ), bits( 0 ) )
    End Sub 

    Sub Main( )

        Console.WriteLine( _
            "This example of the op_Implicit conversion from " & _
            "UInt32 to Decimal generates the " & vbCrLf & _
            "following output. It displays the Decimal value " & _
            "and its binary representation." & vbCrLf )
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, "UInt32 argument", _
            "Decimal value", "bits(3)", "bits(2)", _
            "bits(1)", "bits(0)" )
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, "---------------", _
            "-------------", "-------", "-------", _
            "-------", "-------" )

        ' Convert UInt32 values and display the results.
        DecimalFromUInt32( UInt32.Parse( "0" ) ) 
        DecimalFromUInt32( UInt32.Parse( "4294967295" ) )
        DecimalFromUInt32( UInt32.Parse( "FFFFFF", _
            NumberStyles.HexNumber ) )
        DecimalFromUInt32( UInt32.Parse( "123456789" ) ) 
        DecimalFromUInt32( UInt32.Parse( "4000000000" ) )
    End Sub 
End Module

' This example of the op_Implicit conversion from UInt32 to Decimal generates the
' following output. It displays the Decimal value and its binary representation.
'
' UInt32 argument  Decimal value   bits(3)  bits(2)  bits(1)  bits(0)
' ---------------  -------------   -------  -------  -------  -------
'               0              0  00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
'      4294967295     4294967295  00000000 00000000 00000000 FFFFFFFF
'        16777215       16777215  00000000 00000000 00000000 00FFFFFF
'       123456789      123456789  00000000 00000000 00000000 075BCD15
'      4000000000     4000000000  00000000 00000000 00000000 EE6B2800


.NET Framework

Supported in: 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

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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