Convert.ToSByte Method (Object)

Converts the value of the specified Object to an 8-bit signed integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

public static sbyte ToSByte(
	Object value


Type: System.Object
An Object that implements the IConvertible interface or null.

Return Value

Type: System.SByte
An 8-bit signed integer equivalent to the value of value, or zero if value is null.


value does not implement IConvertible.

The return value is the result of invoking the IConvertible.ToSByte method of the underlying type of value.


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.