Convert.ToChar Method (Decimal)

Calling this method always throws InvalidCastException.

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

public static char ToChar(
	decimal value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal

The decimal number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
This conversion is not supported. No value is returned.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidCastException

This conversion is not supported.

The following example attempts to convert a Decimal to Char, and throws InvalidCastException on failure.

		public void ConvertCharDecimal(char charVal) {
			Decimal decimalVal = 0;
			
			// Char to decimal conversion is not supported and will always 
			// throw an InvalidCastException. 
			try {
				decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(charVal);
			} 
			catch (System.InvalidCastException) {
				System.Console.WriteLine(
					"Char-to-Decimal conversion is not supported " +
					"by the .NET Framework.");
			}

			//Decimal to char conversion is also not supported. 
			try {
				charVal = System.Convert.ToChar(decimalVal);
			} 
			catch (System.InvalidCastException) {
				System.Console.WriteLine(
					"Decimal-to-Char conversion is not supported " +
					"by the .NET Framework.");
			}
		}

.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

.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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