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FromOACurrency Method

Decimal.FromOACurrency Method

Converts the specified 64-bit signed integer, which contains an OLE Automation Currency value, to the equivalent Decimal value.

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

public static decimal FromOACurrency(
	long cy
)

Parameters

cy
Type: System.Int64

An OLE Automation Currency value.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
A Decimal that contains the equivalent of cy.

The following code example uses the FromOACurrency method to convert Int64 fields that contain OLE Automation Currency values to the equivalent Decimal numbers.

// Example of the decimal.FromOACurrency method.  
using System;

class DecimalFromOACurrencyDemo
{
    const string dataFmt = "{0,21}{1,25}";

    // Display the decimal.FromOACurrency parameter and decimal result. 
    public static void ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( long Argument )
    {
        decimal decCurrency = decimal.FromOACurrency( Argument );

        Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, Argument, decCurrency );
    }

    public static void Main( )
    {
        Console.WriteLine( "This example of the " +
            "decimal.FromOACurrency( ) method generates \nthe " +
            "following output. It displays the OLE Automation " +
            "Currency \nvalue as a long and the result as a " +
            "decimal.\n" );
        Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, "OA Currency", "Decimal Value" );
        Console.WriteLine( dataFmt, "-----------", "-------------" );

        // Convert OLE Automation Currency values to decimal objects.
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 0L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 1L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 100000L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 100000000000L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 1000000000000000000L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 1000000000000000001L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( long.MaxValue );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( long.MinValue );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 123456789L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 1234567890000L );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 1234567890987654321 );
        ShowDecimalFromOACurrency( 4294967295L );
    }
}

/*
This example of the decimal.FromOACurrency( ) method generates
the following output. It displays the OLE Automation Currency
value as a long and the result as a decimal.

          OA Currency            Decimal Value
          -----------            -------------
                    0                        0
                    1                   0.0001
               100000                       10
         100000000000                 10000000
  1000000000000000000          100000000000000
  1000000000000000001     100000000000000.0001
  9223372036854775807     922337203685477.5807
 -9223372036854775808    -922337203685477.5808
            123456789               12345.6789
        1234567890000                123456789
  1234567890987654321     123456789098765.4321
           4294967295              429496.7295
*/

.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
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