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Convert.ToString Method (SByte, IFormatProvider)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit signed integer to its equivalent string representation, using the specified culture-specific formatting information.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System
Assemblies:   System.Runtime.Extensions (in System.Runtime.Extensions.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Shared Function ToString ( _
	value As SByte, _
	provider As IFormatProvider _
) As String

Parameters

value
Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider

An object that supplies culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string representation of value.

This implementation is identical to SByte.ToString(IFormatProvider).

The following example defines a custom NumberFormatInfo class that defines its negative sign as the string "~" and its positive sign as the string "!". It then calls the Convert.ToString(SByte, IFormatProvider) method to convert each element in signed byte array to its equivalent string representation. The conversion uses the invariant culture as well as the custom NumberFormatInfo object.

Dim numbers() As SByte = { SByte.MinValue, -12, 17, SByte.MaxValue}
Dim nfi As New System.Globalization.NumberFormatInfo()
nfi.NegativeSign = "~"
nfi.PositiveSign = "!" 
For Each number As SByte In numbers
   Console.WriteLine(Convert.ToString(number, nfi))
Next 
' The example displays the following output: 
'       ~128 
'       ~12 
'       17 
'       127          

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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