Convert.ToInt16 Method (Char)

Converts the value of the specified Unicode character to the equivalent 16-bit signed integer.

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

public static short ToInt16 (
	char value
)
public static short ToInt16 (
	char value
)
public static function ToInt16 (
	value : char
) : short

Parameters

value

A Unicode character.

Return Value

The 16-bit signed integer equivalent to value.

Exception typeCondition

OverflowException

value is greater than Int16.MaxValue.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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