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BitConverter.GetBytes Method (Boolean)

Returns the specified Boolean value as an array of bytes.

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

public static byte[] GetBytes (
	bool value
)
public static byte[] GetBytes (
	boolean value
)
public static function GetBytes (
	value : boolean
) : byte[]

Parameters

value

A Boolean value.

Return Value

An array of bytes with length 1.

The following code example converts the bit patterns of Boolean values to Byte arrays with the GetBytes method.

// Example of the BitConverter.GetBytes( bool ) method.
using System;

class GetBytesBoolDemo
{
    const string formatter = "{0,10}{1,16}";
 
    // Convert a bool argument to a byte array and display it.
    public static void GetBytesBool( bool argument )
    {
        byte[ ] byteArray = BitConverter.GetBytes( argument );
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, argument, 
            BitConverter.ToString( byteArray ) );
    }
       
    public static void Main( )
    {
        Console.WriteLine( 
            "This example of the BitConverter.GetBytes( bool ) " +
            "\nmethod generates the following output.\n" );
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, "bool", "byte array" );
        Console.WriteLine( formatter, "----", "----------" );
          
        // Convert bool values and display the results.
        GetBytesBool( false );
        GetBytesBool( true );
    }
}

/*
This example of the BitConverter.GetBytes( bool )
method generates the following output.

      bool      byte array
      ----      ----------
     False              00
      True              01
*/

// Example of the BitConverter.GetBytes( bool ) method.
import System.*;

class GetBytesBoolDemo
{
    private static String formatter = "{0,10}{1,16}";

    // Convert a bool argument to a byte array and display it.
    public static void GetBytesBool(boolean argument)
    {
        ubyte byteArray[] = BitConverter.GetBytes(argument);
        Console.WriteLine(formatter, (System.Boolean)argument, 
            BitConverter.ToString(byteArray));
    } //GetBytesBool

    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(("This example of the BitConverter.GetBytes( bool ) " 
            + "\nmethod generates the following output.\n"));
        Console.WriteLine(formatter, "bool", "byte array");
        Console.WriteLine(formatter, "----", "----------");

        // Convert bool values and display the results.
        GetBytesBool(false);
        GetBytesBool(true);
    } //main
} //GetBytesBoolDemo

/*
This example of the BitConverter.GetBytes( bool )
method generates the following output.

      bool      byte array
      ----      ----------
     False              00
      True              01
*/

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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