Convert.ToString Method (Decimal)

 

Converts the value of the specified decimal number to its equivalent string representation.

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

public static string ToString(
	decimal value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal

The decimal number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The string representation of value.

This implementation is identical to Decimal.ToString().

The following example converts a Decimal to a String.

public void ConvertStringDecimal(string stringVal) {
	decimal decimalVal = 0;

	try {
		decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(stringVal);
		System.Console.WriteLine(
			"The string as a decimal is {0}.", decimalVal);
	} 
	catch (System.OverflowException){
		System.Console.WriteLine(
			"The conversion from string to decimal overflowed.");
	}
	catch (System.FormatException) {
		System.Console.WriteLine(
			"The string is not formatted as a decimal.");
	}
	catch (System.ArgumentNullException) {
		System.Console.WriteLine(
			"The string is null.");
	}

	// Decimal to string conversion will not overflow.
	stringVal = System.Convert.ToString(decimalVal);
	System.Console.WriteLine(
		"The decimal as a string is {0}.", stringVal);
}	

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