Convert::ToDecimal Method (Single)

 
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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 Decimal ToDecimal(
	float value
)

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.

Exception Condition
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.

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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