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Convert::ToDecimal Method (Byte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit unsigned integer to the equivalent decimal number.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public:
static Decimal ToDecimal(
	unsigned char value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System::Byte

The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System::Decimal
The decimal number that is equivalent to value.

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

public:
   void ConvertByteDecimal( Byte byteVal )
   {
      Decimal decimalVal;

      // Byte to decimal conversion will not overflow.
      decimalVal = System::Convert::ToDecimal( byteVal );
      System::Console::WriteLine( "The Byte as a decimal is {0}.",
         decimalVal );

      // Decimal to Byte conversion can overflow. 
      try
      {
         byteVal = System::Convert::ToByte( decimalVal );
         System::Console::WriteLine( "The Decimal as a Byte is {0}.",
         byteVal );
      }
      catch ( System::OverflowException^ ) 
      {
         System::Console::WriteLine(
            "The decimal value is too large for a Byte." );
      }
   }

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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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