Convert.ToDecimal Method (Byte)


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

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

public static decimal ToDecimal(
	byte 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}.",

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

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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