Convert.ToChar Method (SByte)

 

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit signed integer to its equivalent Unicode character.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)>
Public Shared Function ToChar (
	value As SByte
) As Char

Parameters

value
Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char

A Unicode character that is equivalent to value.

Exception Condition
OverflowException

value is less than Char.MinValue.

The following example converts an array of signed bytes to Char values.

Dim numbers() As SByte = { SByte.MinValue, -1, 40, 80, 120, SByte.MaxValue }
Dim result As Char
For Each number As SByte In numbers
   Try
      result = Convert.ToChar(number)
      Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to '{1}'.", number, result)
   Catch e As OverflowException
      Console.WriteLine("{0} is outside the range of the Char data type.", _
                        number)
   End Try
Next
' The example displays the following output:
'       -128 is outside the range of the Char data type.
'       -1 is outside the range of the Char data type.
'       40 converts to '('.
'       80 converts to 'P'.
'       120 converts to 'x'.
'       127 converts to '⌂'.

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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