Convert.ToChar Method (Decimal)

 

Calling this method always throws InvalidCastException.

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

Public Shared Function ToChar (
	value As Decimal
) As Char

Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal

The decimal number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char

This conversion is not supported. No value is returned.

Exception Condition
InvalidCastException

This conversion is not supported.

The following example attempts to convert a Decimal to Char, and throws InvalidCastException on failure.

Public Sub ConvertCharDecimal(ByVal charVal As Char)
    Dim decimalVal As [Decimal] = 0

    ' Char to decimal conversion is not supported and will always
    ' throw an InvalidCastException.
    Try
        decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(charVal)
    Catch exception As System.InvalidCastException
        System.Console.WriteLine( _
             "Char-to-Decimal conversion is not supported " + _
             "by the .NET Framework.")
    End Try

    'Decimal to char conversion is also not supported.
    Try
        charVal = System.Convert.ToChar(decimalVal)
    Catch exception As System.InvalidCastException
        System.Console.WriteLine( _
            "Decimal-to-Char conversion is not supported " + _
            "by the .NET Framework.")
    End Try
End Sub

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