Convert.ToBoolean Method (SByte)


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

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

public static bool ToBoolean(
	sbyte value


Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if value is not zero; otherwise, false.

The following example converts an array of SByte values to Boolean values.

sbyte[] numbers = { SByte.MinValue, -1, 0, 10, 100, SByte.MaxValue };
bool result;

foreach (sbyte number in numbers)
   result = Convert.ToBoolean(number);                                 
   Console.WriteLine("{0,-5}  -->  {1}", number, result);
// The example displays the following output:
//       -128   -->  True
//       -1     -->  True
//       0      -->  False
//       10     -->  True
//       100    -->  True
//       127    -->  True

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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