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Convert.ToSingle Method (Int64)

Converts the value of the specified 64-bit signed integer to an equivalent single-precision floating-point number.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function ToSingle ( _
	value As Long _
) As Single

Parameters

value
Type: System.Int64

The 64-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 long integers to a Single value.

Dim numbers() As Long = { Int64.MinValue, -903, 0, 172, Int64.MaxValue}
Dim result As Single 

For Each number As Long 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)

Next 
' The example displays the following output: 
'    Converted the Int64 value '-9223372036854775808' to the Single value -9.223372E+18. 
'    Converted the Int64 value '-903' to the Single value -903. 
'    Converted the Int64 value '0' to the Single value 0. 
'    Converted the Int64 value '172' to the Single value 172. 
'    Converted the Int64 value '9223372036854775807' to the Single value 9.223372E+18.

.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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