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ToDecimal Method (Int64)

Convert.ToDecimal Method (Int64)

Converts the value of the specified 64-bit signed integer to an equivalent decimal number.

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

public static decimal ToDecimal(
	long value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Int64
The 64-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

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

The following example converts an Int64 value to a Decimal value.


		public void ConvertLongDecimal(long longVal) {

			decimal	decimalVal;
			
			// Long to decimal conversion cannot overflow.
			decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(longVal);
			System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a decimal is {1}", 
					longVal, decimalVal);

			// Decimal to long conversion can overflow.
			try {
				longVal = System.Convert.ToInt64(decimalVal);
				System.Console.WriteLine("{0} as a long is {1}", 
					decimalVal, longVal);
			}
			catch (System.OverflowException) {
				System.Console.WriteLine(
					"Overflow in decimal-to-long conversion.");
			}
		}


.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

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.

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