Convert.ToDecimal Method (Object)

 
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Converts the value of the specified object to an equivalent decimal number.

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

static member ToDecimal : 
        value:Object -> decimal

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object

An object that implements the IConvertible interface, or null.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

A decimal number that is equivalent to value, or 0 (zero) if value is null.

Exception Condition
FormatException

value is not in an appropriate format for a Decimal type.

InvalidCastException

value does not implement the IConvertible interface.

-or-

The conversion is not supported.

OverflowException

value represents a number that is less than Decimal.MinValue or greater than Decimal.MaxValue.

The return value is the result of invoking the IConvertible.ToDecimal method of the underlying type of value.

The following example tries to convert each element in an object array to a Decimal value.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

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