Convert.ToString Method (Single)

Converts the value of the specified single-precision floating-point number to its equivalent string representation.

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

public static string ToString(
	float value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Single

The single-precision floating-point number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string representation of value.

This implementation is identical to Single.ToString().

The following example converts each element in an array of Single values to its equivalent string representation.

float[] numbers = { Single.MinValue, -1011.351f, -17.45f, -3e-16f,
                    0f, 4.56e-12f, 16.0001f, 10345.1221f, Single.MaxValue };
string result;

foreach (float number in numbers)
{
   result = Convert.ToString(number);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value {1} to the {2} value {3}.",
                        number.GetType().Name, number,
                        result.GetType().Name, result);
}                            
// The example displays the following output: 
//    Converted the Single value -3.402823E+38 to the String value -3.402823E+38. 
//    Converted the Single value -1011.351 to the String value -1011.351. 
//    Converted the Single value -17.45 to the String value -17.45. 
//    Converted the Single value -3E-16 to the String value -3E-16. 
//    Converted the Single value 0 to the String value 0. 
//    Converted the Single value 4.56E-12 to the String value 4.56E-12. 
//    Converted the Single value 16.0001 to the String value 16.0001. 
//    Converted the Single value 10345.12 to the String value 10345.12. 
//    Converted the Single value 3.402823E+38 to the String value 3.402823E+38.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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 Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

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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