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Decimal.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for value type Decimal.

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

public TypeCode GetTypeCode()

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
The enumerated constant TypeCode.Decimal.

Implements

IConvertible.GetTypeCode()

The following code example uses the GetTypeCode method to return the type code for Decimal value type.

// Example of the decimal.GetTypeCode method.  
using System;

class DecimalGetTypeCodeDemo
{
    public static void Main( )
    {
        Console.WriteLine( "This example of the " +
            "decimal.GetTypeCode( ) \nmethod " +
            "generates the following output.\n" );

        // Create a decimal object and get its type code. 
        decimal aDecimal = new decimal( 1.0 );
        TypeCode typCode = aDecimal.GetTypeCode( );

        Console.WriteLine( "Type Code:      \"{0}\"", typCode );
        Console.WriteLine( "Numeric value:  {0}", (int)typCode );
    }
}

/*
This example of the decimal.GetTypeCode( )
method generates the following output.

Type Code:      "Decimal"
Numeric value:  15
*/

.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

.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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