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Convert.ToChar Method (SByte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit signed integer to its equivalent Unicode character.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static char ToChar(
	sbyte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
A Unicode character that is equivalent to value.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value is less than Char.MinValue.

The following example converts an array of signed bytes to Char values.

sbyte[] numbers = { SByte.MinValue, -1, 40, 80, 120, SByte.MaxValue };
char result;
foreach (sbyte number in numbers)
{
   try {
      result = Convert.ToChar(number);
      Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to '{1}'.", number, result);
   }   
   catch (OverflowException) {
      Console.WriteLine("{0} is outside the range of the Char data type.",
                        number);
   }
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       -128 is outside the range of the Char data type. 
//       -1 is outside the range of the Char data type. 
//       40 converts to '('. 
//       80 converts to 'P'. 
//       120 converts to 'x'. 
//       127 converts to '⌂'.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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