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Convert.ToDecimal Method (Byte)

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

Namespace:  System
Assemblies:   System.Runtime.Extensions (in System.Runtime.Extensions.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static decimal ToDecimal(
	byte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Byte

The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
The decimal number that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts a Byte value to a Decimal value.

		public void ConvertByteDecimal(byte byteVal) {
			decimal decimalVal;

			// Byte to decimal conversion will not overflow.
			decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(byteVal);
			System.Console.WriteLine("The byte as a decimal is {0}.",
				decimalVal);

			// Decimal to byte conversion can overflow. 
			try {
				byteVal = System.Convert.ToByte(decimalVal);
				System.Console.WriteLine("The Decimal as a byte is {0}.",
					byteVal);
			}
			catch (System.OverflowException) {
				System.Console.WriteLine(
					"The decimal value is too large for a byte.");
			}
		}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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