Convert.ToByte Method (UInt16)

Converts the value of the specified 16-bit unsigned integer to an equivalent 8-bit unsigned integer.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

static unsigned char ToByte (
	unsigned short value
/** @attribute CLSCompliantAttribute(false) */ 
public static byte ToByte (
	UInt16 value
public static function ToByte (
	value : ushort
) : byte



A 16-bit unsigned integer.

Return Value

An 8-bit unsigned integer equivalent to the value of value.

Exception typeCondition


value is greater than Byte.MaxValue.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0