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Convert.ToChar Method (Byte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit unsigned integer to its equivalent Unicode character.

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

public static char ToChar(
	byte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Byte
The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
A Unicode character that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts an array of unsigned bytes to Char values.


byte[] bytes = {Byte.MinValue, 40, 80, 120, 180, Byte.MaxValue};
char result;
foreach (byte number in bytes)
{
   result = Convert.ToChar(number);
   Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to '{1}'.", number, result);
}
// The example displays the following output:
//       0 converts to ' '.
//       40 converts to '('.
//       80 converts to 'P'.
//       120 converts to 'x'.
//       180 converts to '''.
//       255 converts to 'ÿ'.      


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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