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XmlConvert.ToString Method (Int16)

Converts the Int16 to a String.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
public static string ToString(
	short value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Int16

The value to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string representation of the Int16.

The following example, converts data types to string and then writes the information out to the console.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

    //Define the order data.  They will be converted to string  
    //before being written out.
    Int16 custID = 32632;
    String orderID = "367A54";
    DateTime orderDate = new DateTime();
    orderDate = DateTime.Now;
    Double price = 19.95;

    //Create a writer that outputs to the console.
    XmlTextWriter writer = new XmlTextWriter (Console.Out);
    writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;

    //Write an element (this one is the root)
    writer.WriteStartElement("order");

    //Write the order date.
    writer.WriteAttributeString("date", XmlConvert.ToString(orderDate, "yyyy-MM-dd"));

    //Write the order time.
    writer.WriteAttributeString("time", XmlConvert.ToString(orderDate, "HH:mm:ss"));

    //Write the order data.
    writer.WriteElementString("orderID", orderID);
    writer.WriteElementString("custID", XmlConvert.ToString(custID));
    writer.WriteElementString("price", XmlConvert.ToString(price));

    //Write the close tag for the root element
    writer.WriteEndElement();

    //Write the XML and close the writer
    writer.Close();  

  }

}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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