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


Type: System.Decimal
A Decimal number.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The String equivalent of the value of value.

This implementation is identical to Decimal.ToString.

The following code sample illustrates the conversion of a Decimal to a String, using ToString.

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

      decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(stringVal);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
         "The string as a decimal is {0}.", decimalVal) + "\n";
   catch (System.OverflowException)
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
         "The conversion from string to decimal overflowed.") + "\n";
   catch (System.FormatException)
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
         "The string is not formatted as a decimal.") + "\n";
   catch (System.ArgumentNullException)
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
         "The string is null.") + "\n";

   // Decimal to string conversion will not overflow.
   stringVal = System.Convert.ToString(decimalVal);
   outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
      "The decimal as a string is {0}.", stringVal) + "\n";


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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