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 Shared Function ToString (
	value As Decimal
) As String


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 Sub ConvertStringDecimal(ByVal stringVal As String)
    Dim decimalVal As Decimal = 0

        decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(stringVal)
        System.Console.WriteLine("The string as a decimal is {0}.", _
    Catch exception As System.OverflowException
        System.Console.WriteLine( _
            "Overflow in string-to-decimal conversion.")
    Catch exception As System.FormatException
        System.Console.WriteLine( _
            "The string is not formatted as a decimal.")
    Catch exception As System.ArgumentException
        System.Console.WriteLine("The string is null.")
    End Try

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

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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