Convert.ToSingle Method (Boolean)


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

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

public static float ToSingle(
	bool value


Type: System.Boolean

The Boolean value to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Single

The number 1 if value is true; otherwise, 0.

The following example converts the Boolean values true and false to Single values.

bool[] flags = { true, false };
float result;

foreach (bool flag in flags)
   result = Convert.ToSingle(flag);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted {0} to {1}.", flag, result);
// The example displays the following output:
//       Converted True to 1.
//       Converted False to 0.      

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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