BitConverter.GetBytes Method (Boolean)


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Returns the specified Boolean value as a byte array.

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

Public Shared Function GetBytes (
	value As Boolean
) As Byte()


Type: System.Boolean

A Boolean value.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte()

A byte array with length 1.

You can convert a byte array back to a Boolean value by calling the ToBoolean method.

The following example converts the bit patterns of Boolean values to Byte arrays with the GetBytes method.

Module Example
   Public Sub Main()
      ' Define Boolean true and false values.
      Dim values() As Boolean = { true, false }

      ' Display the value and its corresponding byte array.
      Console.WriteLine("{0,10}{1,16}", "Boolean", "Bytes")

      For Each value In values
         Dim bytes() As Byte = BitConverter.GetBytes(value) 
         Console.WriteLine("{0,10}{1,16}", value, 
    End Sub 
End Module
' The example displays the following output:
'        Boolean           Bytes
'           True              01
'          False              00

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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