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Convert.ToDecimal Method (SByte)

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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