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Convert.ToChar Method (UInt64)

Converts the value of the specified 64-bit unsigned integer to its equivalent Unicode character.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

'Declaration
<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Shared Function ToChar ( _
	value As ULong _
) As Char

Parameters

value
Type: System.UInt64

The 64-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
A Unicode character that is equivalent to value.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value is greater than Char.MaxValue.

The following example converts each element in an array of unsigned long integers to a Char value.

Dim numbers() As ULong = { UInt64.MinValue, 40, 160, 255, 1028, _
                              2011, 30001, 207154, Int64.MaxValue }
Dim result As Char 
For Each number As ULong In numbers
   Try
      result = Convert.ToChar(number)
      Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to '{1}'.", number, result)
   Catch e As OverflowException
      Console.WriteLine("{0} is outside the range of the Char data type.", _
                        number)
   End Try 
Next    
' The example displays the following output: 
'       0 converts to ' '. 
'       40 converts to '('. 
'       160 converts to ' '. 
'       255 converts to 'ÿ'. 
'       1028 converts to '?'. 
'       2011 converts to '?'. 
'       30001 converts to '?'. 
'       207154 is outside the range of the Char data type. 
'       9223372036854775807 is outside the range of the Char data type.

.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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