Convert.ToUInt32 Method (SByte)


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Converts the value of the specified 8-bit signed integer to the equivalent 32-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

public static uint ToUInt32(
	sbyte value


Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt32

A 32-bit unsigned integer that is equivalent to value.

Exception Condition

value is less than zero.

The following example attempts to convert each element in a signed byte array to an unsigned integer.

sbyte[] numbers = { SByte.MinValue, -1, 0, 10, SByte.MaxValue };
uint result;

foreach (sbyte number in numbers)
   try {
      result = Convert.ToUInt32(number);
      Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value {1} to the {2} value {3}.",
                        number.GetType().Name, number,
                        result.GetType().Name, result);
   catch (OverflowException) {
      Console.WriteLine("The {0} value {1} is outside the range of the UInt32 type.",
                        number.GetType().Name, number);
// The example displays the following output:
//    The SByte value -128 is outside the range of the UInt32 type.
//    The SByte value -1 is outside the range of the UInt32 type.
//    Converted the SByte value 0 to the UInt32 value 0.
//    Converted the SByte value 10 to the UInt32 value 10.
//    Converted the SByte value 127 to the UInt32 value 127.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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