Decimal.ToByte Method (Decimal)


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Converts the value of the specified Decimal to the equivalent 8-bit unsigned integer.

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

static member ToByte : 
        value:decimal -> byte


Type: System.Decimal

The decimal number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte

An 8-bit unsigned integer equivalent to value.

Exception Condition

value is less than Byte.MinValue or greater than Byte.MaxValue.

Parameter value is rounded to the nearest integer value toward zero, and that result is returned.

You can also convert a Decimal value to an 8-bit unsigned integer by using the Explicit(Decimal to Byte) assignment operator. Because the operator performs a narrowing conversion, you must use a casting operator in C# or a conversion function in Visual Basic.

The following example uses the ToByte method to convert decimal numbers to Byte values.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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