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# Convert.ToUInt32 Method (Decimal)

Visual Studio 2010

Converts the value of the specified decimal number to an equivalent 32-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

## Syntax

```[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static uint ToUInt32(
decimal value
)
```

#### Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal
The decimal number to convert.

#### Return Value

Type: System.UInt32
value, rounded to the nearest 32-bit unsigned integer. If value is halfway between two whole numbers, the even number is returned; that is, 4.5 is converted to 4, and 5.5 is converted to 6.

## Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value is less than zero or greater than UInt32.MaxValue.

## Examples

The following example attempts to convert each element in an array of Decimal values to an unsigned integer.

```
decimal[] values= { Decimal.MinValue, -1034.23m, -12m, 0m, 147m,
199.55m, 9214.16m, Decimal.MaxValue };
uint result;

foreach (decimal value in values)
{
try {
result = Convert.ToUInt32(value);
Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value '{1}' to the {2} value {3}.",
value.GetType().Name, value,
result.GetType().Name, result);
}
catch (OverflowException) {
Console.WriteLine("The {0} value {1} is outside the range of the UInt32 type.",
value.GetType().Name, value);
}
}
// The example displays the following output:
//    The Decimal value -79228162514264337593543950335 is outside the range of the UInt32 type.
//    The Decimal value -1034.23 is outside the range of the UInt32 type.
//    The Decimal value -12 is outside the range of the UInt32 type.
//    Converted the Decimal value '0' to the UInt32 value 0.
//    Converted the Decimal value '147' to the UInt32 value 147.
//    Converted the Decimal value '199.55' to the UInt32 value 200.
//    Converted the Decimal value '9214.16' to the UInt32 value 9214.
//    The Decimal value 79228162514264337593543950335 is outside the range of the UInt32 type.

```

## Version Information

#### .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

## Platforms

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.