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Convert.ToSByte Method (Object)

Converts the value of the specified object to an 8-bit signed integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[<CLSCompliantAttribute(false)>]
static member ToSByte : 
        value:Object -> sbyte 

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object
An object that implements the IConvertible interface, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Return Value

Type: System.SByte
An 8-bit signed integer that is equivalent to value, or zero if value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

value is not in an appropriate format.

InvalidCastException

value does not implement the IConvertible interface.

-or-

The conversion is not supported.

OverflowException

value represents a number that is less than SByte.MinValue or greater than SByte.MaxValue.

The return value is the result of invoking the IConvertible.ToSByte method of the underlying type of value.

The following example attempts to convert each element in an object array to a signed byte.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.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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