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Convert.ToByte Method (Boolean)

Converts the specified Boolean value to the equivalent 8-bit unsigned integer.

Namespace:  System
Assemblies:   System.Runtime.Extensions (in System.Runtime.Extensions.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static byte ToByte(
	bool value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Boolean

The Boolean value to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte
The number 1 if value is true; otherwise, 0.

The following example illustrates the conversion of Boolean to Byte values.

bool falseFlag = false;
bool trueFlag = true;

Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to {1}.", falseFlag, 
                  Convert.ToByte(falseFlag));
Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to {1}.", trueFlag, 
                  Convert.ToByte(trueFlag));
// The example displays the following output: 
//       False converts to 0. 
//       True converts to 1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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