Convert.ToUInt16 Method (Decimal)

Converts the value of the specified decimal number to an equivalent 16-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static ushort ToUInt16(
	decimal value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal

The decimal number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt16
value, rounded to the nearest 16-bit unsigned integer. If value is halfway between two whole numbers, the even number is returned; that is, 4.5 is converted to 4, and 5.5 is converted to 6.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value is less than zero or greater than UInt16.MaxValue.

The following example converts each element in an array of Decimal values to an unsigned 16-bit integer.

decimal[] numbers = { Decimal.MinValue, -1034.23m, -12m, 0m, 147m,
                            9214.16m, Decimal.MaxValue };
ushort result;

foreach (decimal number in numbers)
{
   try {
      result = Convert.ToUInt16(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("{0} is outside the range of the UInt16 type.",
                        number);
   }   
}                                  
// The example displays the following output: 
//    -79228162514264337593543950335 is outside the range of the UInt16 type. 
//    -1034.23 is outside the range of the UInt16 type. 
//    -12 is outside the range of the UInt16 type. 
//    Converted the Decimal value '0' to the UInt16 value 0. 
//    Converted the Decimal value '147' to the UInt16 value 147. 
//    Converted the Decimal value '9214.16' to the UInt16 value 9214. 
//    79228162514264337593543950335 is outside the range of the UInt16 type.

.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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