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ToBoolean Method (Decimal)

Convert.ToBoolean Method (Decimal)

Converts the value of the specified decimal number to an equivalent Boolean value.

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

public static bool ToBoolean(
	decimal value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal

The number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if value is not zero; otherwise, false.

The following example converts an array of Decimal values to Boolean values.

decimal[] numbers = { Decimal.MinValue, -12034.87m, -100m, 0m, 
                             300m, 6790823.45m, Decimal.MaxValue };
bool result;

foreach (decimal number in numbers)
{
   result = Convert.ToBoolean(number); 
   Console.WriteLine("{0,-30}  -->  {1}", number, result);
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       -79228162514264337593543950335  -->  True 
//       -12034.87                       -->  True 
//       -100                            -->  True 
//       0                               -->  False 
//       300                             -->  True 
//       6790823.45                      -->  True 
//       79228162514264337593543950335   -->  True

.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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