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Convert.ToChar Method (UInt16)

Converts the value of the specified 16-bit unsigned integer to its equivalent Unicode character.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static char ToChar(
	ushort value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.UInt16

The 16-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
A Unicode character that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts each element in an array of unsigned 16-bit integers to a Char value.

ushort[] numbers = { UInt16.MinValue, 40, 160, 255, 1028, 
                     2011, UInt16.MaxValue };
char result;
foreach (ushort number in numbers)
{
   result = Convert.ToChar(number);
   Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to '{1}'.", number, result);
}   
// The example displays the following output: 
//       0 converts to ' '. 
//       40 converts to '('. 
//       160 converts to ' '. 
//       255 converts to 'ÿ'. 
//       1028 converts to '?'. 
//       2011 converts to '?'. 
//       65535 converts to '?'.

.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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