ToSByte Method (Single)

Convert.ToSByte Method (Single)

Converts the value of the specified single-precision floating point number to an equivalent 8-bit signed integer.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Shared Function ToSByte ( _
	value As Single _
) As SByte
Dim value As Single
Dim returnValue As SByte

returnValue = Convert.ToSByte(value)
/** @attribute CLSCompliantAttribute(false) */ 
public static SByte ToSByte (
	float value
public static function ToSByte (
	value : float
) : sbyte



A single-precision floating point number.

Return Value

value rounded to the nearest 8-bit signed integer. If value is halfway between two whole numbers, the even number is returned; that is, 4.5 is converted to 4, and 5.5 is converted to 6.

Exception typeCondition


value is greater than SByte.MaxValue or less than SByte.MinValue.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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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