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Convert.ToByte Method (SByte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit signed integer to an equivalent 8-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static byte ToByte(
	sbyte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.SByte
The 8-bit signed integer to be converted.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte
An 8-bit unsigned integer that is equivalent to value.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value is less than Byte.MinValue.

The following example converts an array of SByte values to Byte values.


sbyte[] numbers = { SByte.MinValue, -1, 0, 10, SByte.MaxValue };
byte result;
foreach (sbyte number in numbers)
{
   try {
      result = Convert.ToByte(number);
      Console.WriteLine("Converted the {0} value {1} to the {2} value {3}.", 
                        number.GetType().Name, number, 
                        result.GetType().Name, result);
   }                     
   catch (OverflowException)
   {
      Console.WriteLine("The {0} value {1} is outside the range of the Byte type.", 
                        number.GetType().Name, number);
   }
}
// The example displays the following output:
//       The SByte value -128 is outside the range of the Byte type.
//       The SByte value -1 is outside the range of the Byte type.
//       Converted the SByte value 0 to the Byte value 0.
//       Converted the SByte value 10 to the Byte value 10.
//       Converted the SByte value 127 to the Byte value 127.


.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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