Convert.ToInt64 Method (Int64)


Returns the specified 64-bit signed integer; no actual conversion is performed.

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

public static long ToInt64(
	long value


Type: System.Int64

A 64-bit signed integer.

Return Value

Type: System.Int64

value is returned unchanged.

The following example converts each element in an array of integers to a long integer.

int[] numbers = { Int32.MinValue, -1, 0, 121, 340, Int32.MaxValue };
long result;
foreach (int number in numbers)
   result = Convert.ToInt64(number);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value {1} to the {2} value {3}.",
                     number.GetType().Name, number,
                     result.GetType().Name, result);
// The example displays the following output:
//    Converted the Int32 value -2147483648 to the Int64 value -2147483648.
//    Converted the Int32 value -1 to the Int64 value -1.
//    Converted the Int32 value 0 to the Int64 value 0.
//    Converted the Int32 value 121 to the Int64 value 121.
//    Converted the Int32 value 340 to the Int64 value 340.
//    Converted the Int32 value 2147483647 to the Int64 value 2147483647.

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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