Convert.ToChar Method (UInt16)


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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)

public static char ToChar(
	ushort 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 '?'.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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