Byte.MinValue Field


Represents the smallest possible value of a Byte. This field is constant.

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

Public Const MinValue As Byte

Field Value

Type: System.Byte

The value of this constant is 0.

The following example demonstrates how to use the MinValue field to screen variable inputs for values that are outside the range of possible byte values.

Public Sub MinMaxFields(ByVal numberToSet As Integer)
   If numberToSet <= CInt([Byte].MaxValue) And numberToSet >= CInt([Byte].MinValue) Then
      ' You must explicitly convert an integer to a byte.
      MemberByte = CType(numberToSet, [Byte])

      ' Displays MemberByte using the ToString() method.
      Console.WriteLine("The MemberByte value is {0}.", MemberByte.ToString())
      Console.WriteLine("The value {0} is outside of the range of possible Byte values.", numberToSet.ToString())
   End If
End Sub 'MinMaxFields

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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