Convert.ToInt16 Method (Int32)

Converts the value of the specified 32-bit signed integer to an equivalent 16-bit signed integer.

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

Public Shared Function ToInt16 ( _
	value As Integer _
) As Short
Dim value As Integer
Dim returnValue As Short

returnValue = Convert.ToInt16(value)
public static short ToInt16 (
	int value
public static function ToInt16 (
	value : int
) : short



A 32-bit signed integer.

Return Value

The 16-bit signed integer equivalent of value.

Exception typeCondition


value is greater than Int16.MaxValue or less than Int16.MinValue.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0