Convert.ToDecimal Method (SByte)


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Converts the value of the specified 8-bit signed integer to the equivalent decimal number.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

public static decimal ToDecimal(
	sbyte value


Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

A decimal number that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts each element in an array of signed bytes to a Decimal value.

sbyte[] numbers = { SByte.MinValue, -23, 0, 17, SByte.MaxValue };
decimal result;

foreach (sbyte number in numbers)
   result = Convert.ToDecimal(number);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the SByte value {0} to {1}.", number, result);
//       Converted the SByte value -128 to -128.
//       Converted the SByte value -23 to -23.
//       Converted the SByte value 0 to 0.
//       Converted the SByte value 17 to 17.
//       Converted the SByte value 127 to 127.

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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