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:
[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
static signed char ToSByte(
	Object^ value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System::Object^

An object that implements the IConvertible interface, or null.

Return Value

Type: System::SByte

An 8-bit signed integer that is equivalent to value, or zero if value is null.

Exception Condition
FormatException

value is not in an appropriate format.

InvalidCastException

value does not implement the IConvertible interface.

-or-

The conversion is not supported.

OverflowException

value represents a number that is less than SByte::MinValue or greater than SByte::MaxValue.

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

The following example attempts to convert each element in an object array to a signed byte.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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