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 Shared Function ToDecimal ( _
	value As Long _
) As Decimal


Type: System.Int64
A 64-bit signed integer.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
A Decimal number equivalent to the value of value.

The following code sample illustrates the conversion of an Int64 value to a Decimal one, using ToDecimal.

Public Sub ConvertLongDecimal(ByVal longVal As Long)

   Dim decimalVal As Decimal

   'Long to Decimal conversion cannot overflow.
   decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(longVal)
   outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("{0} as a Decimal is {1}", _
                             longVal, decimalVal) & vbCrLf

   'Decimal to Long conversion can overflow.
      longVal = System.Convert.ToInt64(decimalVal)
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("{0} as a Long is {1}", _
                                decimalVal, longVal) & vbCrLf
   Catch exception As System.OverflowException
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format( _
          "Overflow in decimal-to-long conversion.") & vbCrLf
   End Try
End Sub


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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