Convert.ToByte Method (UInt16)


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

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

Public Shared Function ToByte (
	value As UShort
) As Byte


Type: System.UInt16

The 16-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte

An 8-bit unsigned integer that is equivalent to value.

Exception Condition

value is greater than Byte.MaxValue.

The following example converts an array of unsigned 16-bit integers to Byte values.

Dim numbers() As UShort = { UInt16.MinValue, 121, 340, UInt16.MaxValue }
Dim result As Byte
For Each number As UShort In numbers
      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 e As OverflowException
      Console.WriteLine("The {0} value {1} is outside the range of the Byte type.", _
                        number.GetType().Name, number)
   End Try
' The example displays the following output:
'       Converted the UInt16 value 0 to the Byte value 0.
'       Converted the UInt16 value 121 to the Byte value 121.
'       The UInt16 value 340 is outside the range of the Byte type.
'       The UInt16 value 65535 is outside the range of the Byte type.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.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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