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Convert::ToDecimal Method (Byte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit unsigned integer to the equivalent decimal number.

Namespace:  System
Assemblies:   System.Runtime.Extensions (in System.Runtime.Extensions.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

static Decimal ToDecimal(
	unsigned char value


Type: System::Byte

The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System::Decimal
The decimal number that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts a Byte value to a Decimal value.

   void ConvertByteDecimal( Byte byteVal )
      Decimal decimalVal;

      // Byte to decimal conversion will not overflow.
      decimalVal = System::Convert::ToDecimal( byteVal );
      System::Console::WriteLine( "The Byte as a decimal is {0}.",
         decimalVal );

      // Decimal to Byte conversion can overflow. 
         byteVal = System::Convert::ToByte( decimalVal );
         System::Console::WriteLine( "The Decimal as a Byte is {0}.",
         byteVal );
      catch ( System::OverflowException^ ) 
            "The decimal value is too large for a Byte." );

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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