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Convert.ToString Method (Int64)

Converts the value of the specified 64-bit signed integer to its equivalent string representation.

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

public static string ToString(
	long value


Type: System.Int64

The 64-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string representation of value.

This implementation is identical to Int64.ToString().

The following example converts each element in a long integer array to its equivalent string representation.

// Create a NumberFormatInfo object and set several of its 
// properties that control default integer formatting.
System.Globalization.NumberFormatInfo provider = new System.Globalization.NumberFormatInfo();
provider.NegativeSign = "minus ";

long[] values = { -200, 0, 1000 };

foreach (long value in values)
   Console.WriteLine("{0,-6}  -->  {1,10}", 
                     value, Convert.ToString(value, provider));
// The example displays the following output: 
//       -200    -->   minus 200 
//       0       -->           0 
//       1000    -->        1000

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0