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Convert.ToDecimal Method (Int64)

Converts the value of the specified 64-bit signed integer to an equivalent decimal number.

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

public static decimal ToDecimal(
	long value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Int64

The 64-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

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

The following example converts an Int64 value to a Decimal value.

		public void ConvertLongDecimal(long longVal) {

			decimal	decimalVal;
			
			// Long to decimal conversion cannot overflow.
			decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(longVal);
			System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a decimal is {1}", 
					longVal, decimalVal);

			// Decimal to long conversion can overflow. 
			try {
				longVal = System.Convert.ToInt64(decimalVal);
				System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a long is {1}", 
					decimalVal, longVal);
			}
			catch (System.OverflowException) {
				System.Console.WriteLine(
					"Overflow in decimal-to-long conversion.");
			}
		}

.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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