Int16.ToString Method ()


Converts the numeric value of this instance to its equivalent string representation.

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

override ToString : unit -> string

Return Value

Type: System.String

The string representation of the value of this instance, consisting of a minus sign if the value is negative, and a sequence of digits ranging from 0 to 9 with no leading zeroes.

The ToString() method formats an Int16 value in the default ("G", or general) format by using the NumberFormatInfo object of the current culture. If you want to specify a different format or culture, use the other overloads of the ToString method, as follows:

To use format

For culture

Use the overload

Default ("G") format

A specific culture


A specific format

Default (current) culture


A specific format

A specific culture

ToString(String, IFormatProvider)

The .NET Framework provides extensive formatting support, which is described in greater detail in the following formatting topics:

The following example uses the ToString() method to display an array of Int16 values to the console.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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