Convert.ToDecimal Method (Int16)


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

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

public static decimal ToDecimal(
	short value


Type: System.Int16

The 16-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

A decimal number that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts an array of 16-bit signed integers to Decimal values.

short[] numbers = { Int16.MinValue, -1000, 0, 1000, Int16.MaxValue };
decimal result;

foreach (short number in numbers)
   result = Convert.ToDecimal(number);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the Int16 value {0} to the Decimal value {1}.",
                     number, result);
// The example displays the following output:
//       Converted the Int16 value -32768 to the Decimal value -32768.
//       Converted the Int16 value -1000 to the Decimal value -1000.
//       Converted the Int16 value 0 to the Decimal value 0.
//       Converted the Int16 value 1000 to the Decimal value 1000.
//       Converted the Int16 value 32767 to the Decimal value 32767.

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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