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Convert.ToUInt16 Method (Byte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit unsigned integer to the equivalent 16-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static ushort ToUInt16(
	byte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Byte
The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt16
A 16-bit unsigned integer that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts each element in a byte array to an unsigned 16-bit integer.


byte[] bytes = { Byte.MinValue, 14, 122, Byte.MaxValue};
ushort result;

foreach (byte byteValue in bytes)
{
   result = Convert.ToUInt16(byteValue);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value '{1}' to the {2} value {3}.",
                     byteValue.GetType().Name, byteValue, 
                     result.GetType().Name, result);
}
// The example displays the following output:
//       Converted the Byte value '0' to the UInt16 value 0.
//       Converted the Byte value '14' to the UInt16 value 14.
//       Converted the Byte value '122' to the UInt16 value 122.
//       Converted the Byte value '255' to the UInt16 value 255.


.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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