ToSByte Method (Boolean)

Convert.ToSByte Method (Boolean)

 

Converts the specified Boolean value to the equivalent 8-bit signed integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static sbyte ToSByte(
	bool value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Boolean

The Boolean value to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.SByte

The number 1 if value is true; otherwise, 0.

The following example converts the Boolean values true and false to signed byte values.

bool falseFlag = false;
bool trueFlag = true;

Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to {1}.", falseFlag,
                  Convert.ToSByte(falseFlag));
Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to {1}.", trueFlag,
                  Convert.ToSByte(trueFlag));
// The example displays the following output:
//       false converts to 0.
//       true converts to 1.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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