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Decimal.GetTypeCode Method

Returns the TypeCode for value type Decimal.

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

public TypeCode GetTypeCode()

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode
The enumerated constant TypeCode.Decimal.

Implements

IConvertible.GetTypeCode()

The following code example uses the GetTypeCode method to return the type code for Decimal value type.

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

class DecimalGetTypeCodeDemo
{
    public static void Main( )
    {
        Console.WriteLine( "This example of the " +
            "decimal.GetTypeCode( ) \nmethod " +
            "generates the following output.\n" );

        // Create a decimal object and get its type code. 
        decimal aDecimal = new decimal( 1.0 );
        TypeCode typCode = aDecimal.GetTypeCode( );

        Console.WriteLine( "Type Code:      \"{0}\"", typCode );
        Console.WriteLine( "Numeric value:  {0}", (int)typCode );
    }
}

/*
This example of the decimal.GetTypeCode( )
method generates the following output.

Type Code:      "Decimal"
Numeric value:  15
*/

.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

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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