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XmlConvert.ToInt16 Method

Converts the String to a Int16 equivalent.

Namespace: System.Xml
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public static short ToInt16 (
	string s
public static short ToInt16 (
	String s
public static function ToInt16 (
	s : String
) : short



The string to convert.

Return Value

An Int16 equivalent of the string.

Exception typeCondition


s is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


s is not in the correct format.


s represents a number less than Int16.MinValue or greater than Int16.MaxValue.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0