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Convert.ToDecimal Method (Single)

Converts the value of the specified single-precision floating-point number to the equivalent decimal number.

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

public static function ToDecimal(
	value : float
) : decimal

Parameters

value
Type: System.Single

The single-precision floating-point number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
A decimal number that is equivalent to value.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value is greater than Decimal.MaxValue or less than Decimal.MinValue.

The Decimal value returned by this method contains a maximum of seven significant digits. If the value parameter contains more than seven significant digits, it is rounded using rounding to nearest. The following example illustrates how the ToDecimal(Single) method uses rounding to nearest to return a Decimal value with seven significant digits.

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

The following example tries to convert each element in an array of Single values to a Decimal value.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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