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Convert.ToSingle Method (Double)

Converts the value of the specified double-precision floating-point number to an equivalent single-precision floating-point number.

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

public static float ToSingle(
	double value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Double
The double-precision floating-point number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Single
A single-precision floating-point number that is equivalent to value.
value is rounded using rounding to nearest. For example, when rounded to two decimals, the value 2.345 becomes 2.34 and the value 2.355 becomes 2.36.

The following example converts each element in an array of Double values to a Single value.


double[] values = { Double.MinValue, -1.38e10, -1023.299, -12.98, 
                    0, 9.113e-16, 103.919, 17834.191, Double.MaxValue };
float result;

foreach (double value in values)
{
   result = Convert.ToSingle(value);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value '{1}' to the {2} value {3}.", 
                     value.GetType().Name, value, 
                     result.GetType().Name, result);
}                                 
// The example displays the following output:
//    Converted the Double value '-1.79769313486232E+308' to the Single value -Infinity.
//    Converted the Double value '-13800000000' to the Single value -1.38E+10.
//    Converted the Double value '-1023.299' to the Single value -1023.299.
//    Converted the Double value '-12.98' to the Single value -12.98.
//    Converted the Double value '0' to the Single value 0.
//   Converted the Double value '9.113E-16' to the Single value 9.113E-16.
//    Converted the Double value '103.919' to the Single value 103.919.
//    Converted the Double value '17834.191' to the Single value 17834.19.
//    Converted the Double value '1.79769313486232E+308' to the Single value Infinity.


.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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