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Convert.ToSingle Method (Int16)

Converts the value of the specified 16-bit signed integer to an equivalent single-precision floating-point number.

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

public static float ToSingle(
	short value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Int16
The 16-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Single
A single-precision floating-point number that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts each element in an array of 16-bit integers to a Single value.


short[] numbers = { Int16.MinValue, -1032, 0, 192, Int16.MaxValue };
float result;

foreach (short number in numbers)
{
   result = Convert.ToSingle(number);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value '{1}' to the {2} value {3}.", 
                     number.GetType().Name, number, 
                     result.GetType().Name, result);

}                     
// The example displays the following output:
//    Converted the Int16 value '-32768' to the Single value -32768.
//    Converted the Int16 value '-1032' to the Single value -1032.
//    Converted the Int16 value '0' to the Single value 0.
//    Converted the Int16 value '192' to the Single value 192.
//    Converted the Int16 value '32767' to the Single value 32767.


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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