Decimal.GetTypeCode Method ()


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Returns the TypeCode for value type Decimal.

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

Public Function GetTypeCode As TypeCode

Return Value

Type: System.TypeCode

The enumerated constant TypeCode.Decimal.

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

' Example of the Decimal.GetTypeCode method. 
Imports System
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module DecimalGetTypeCodeDemo

    Sub Main( )
        Console.WriteLine( "This example of the " & _
            "Decimal.GetTypeCode( ) " & vbCrLf & "method " & _
            "generates the following output." & vbCrLf )

        ' Create a Decimal object and get its type code.
        Dim aDecimal    As Decimal  = New Decimal( 1.0 )
        Dim typCode     As TypeCode = aDecimal.GetTypeCode( )

        Console.WriteLine( "Type Code:      ""{0}""", typCode )
        Console.WriteLine( "Numeric value:  {0}", CInt( typCode ) )
    End Sub
End Module 

' This example of the Decimal.GetTypeCode( )
' method generates the following output.
' Type Code:      "Decimal"
' Numeric value:  15

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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