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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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