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Int16::MaxValue Field

Represents the largest possible value of an Int16. This field is constant.

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

public:
literal short MaxValue

The value of this constant is 32767; that is, hexadecimal 0x7FFF.

The MaxValue property is typically used to prevent an OverflowException when converting from a numeric type with a greater upper range (such as a UInt16 or a Int32) to an Int16. The example illustrates this usage.

The following example uses the MaxValue property to prevent an OverflowException when converting to an Int16 value.

array<Int64>^ numbersToConvert = {162345, 32183, -54000};
Int16 newNumber;
for each (Int64 number in numbersToConvert)
{
   if (number >= Int16::MinValue && number <= Int16::MaxValue)
   {
      newNumber = Convert::ToInt16(number);
      Console::WriteLine("Successfully converted {0} to an Int16.", 
                         newNumber);
   }
   else
   {
      Console::WriteLine("Unable to convert {0} to an Int16.", number);
   }
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       Unable to convert 162345 to an Int16. 
//       Successfully converted 32183 to an Int16. 
//       Unable to convert -54000 to an Int16.   

.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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