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Convert.ToDouble Method (Byte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit unsigned integer to the equivalent double-precision floating-point number.

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

public static double ToDouble(
	byte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Byte

The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Double
The double-precision floating-point number that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts a Byte value to a Double value.

		public void ConvertDoubleByte(double doubleVal) {
			byte	byteVal = 0;

			// Double to byte conversion can overflow. 
			try {
				byteVal = System.Convert.ToByte(doubleVal);
				System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a byte is: {1}.",
					doubleVal, byteVal);
			} 
			catch (System.OverflowException) {
				System.Console.WriteLine(
					"Overflow in double-to-byte conversion.");
			}

			// Byte to double conversion cannot overflow.
			doubleVal = System.Convert.ToDouble(byteVal);
			System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a double is: {1}.",
				byteVal, doubleVal);
		}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 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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