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Convert::ToByte Method (Boolean)

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

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

static unsigned char ToByte(
	bool 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.

using namespace System;

void main()
   bool falseFlag = false;
   bool trueFlag = true;

   Console::WriteLine("{0} converts to {1}.", falseFlag,
   Console::WriteLine("{0} converts to {1}.", 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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