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# Decimal.ToUInt32 Method

Visual Studio 2010

Updated: May 2012

Converts the value of the specified Decimal to the equivalent 32-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. The CLS-compliant alternative is ToInt64(Decimal).

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

## Syntax

```'Declaration
<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Shared Function ToUInt32 ( _
d As Decimal _
) As UInteger
```

#### Parameters

d
Type: System.Decimal
The decimal number to convert.

#### Return Value

Type: System.UInt32
A 32-bit unsigned integer equivalent to the value of d.

## Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

d is negative or greater than UInt32.MaxValue.

## Remarks

The return value is the integral part of the decimal value; fractional digits are truncated.

## Examples

The following example uses the ToUInt32 method to convert decimal numbers to UInt32 values.

```
Module Example
Public Sub Main()
Dim values() As Decimal = { 123d, New Decimal(123000, 0, 0, false, 3),
123.999d, 4294967295.999d, 4294967296d,
4294967296d, 2147483647.999d, 2147483648d,
-0.999d, -1d, -2147483648.999d, -2147483649d }

For Each value In values
Try
Dim number As UInteger = Decimal.ToUInt32(value)
Console.WriteLine("{0} --> {1}", value, number)
Catch e As OverflowException
Console.WriteLine("{0}: {1}", e.GetType().Name, value)
End Try
Next
End Sub
End Module
' The example displays the following output:
'     123 --> 123
'     123.000 --> 123
'     123.999 --> 123
'     4294967295.999 --> 4294967295
'     OverflowException: 4294967296
'     OverflowException: 4294967296
'     2147483647.999 --> 2147483647
'     2147483648 --> 2147483648
'     -0.999 --> 0
'     OverflowException: -1
'     OverflowException: -2147483648.999
'     OverflowException: -2147483649

```

## Version Information

#### .NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

#### .NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

#### Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

## Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

## Change History

Date

History

Reason

May 2012

Replaced the example.

Customer feedback.

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