Decimal Widening Conversion (UInt16 to Decimal)


Defines an implicit conversion of a 16-bit unsigned integer to a Decimal.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

Public Shared Widening Operator CType (
	value As UShort
) As Decimal


Type: System.UInt16

The 16-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

The converted 16-bit unsigned integer.

The overloads of the Implicit method define the types from which the compiler can automatically convert a Decimal value without an explicit casting operator (in C#) or a call to a conversion function (in Visual Basic). They are widening conversions that do not involve data loss and do not throw an OverflowException exception.

The following example converts UInt16 values to Decimal numbers.

Module Example
    Public Sub Main()
        ' Define an array of 16-bit unsigned integer values.
        Dim values() As Decimal = { UShort.MinValue, UShort.MaxValue,     
                                    &hFFF, 12345, 40000 }
        ' Convert each value to a Decimal.
        For Each value In values
           Dim decValue As Decimal = value
           Console.WriteLine("{0} ({1}) --> {2} ({3})", value,
                             value.GetType().Name, decValue,
    End Sub 
End Module
' The example displays the following output:
'       0 (Decimal) --> 0 (Decimal)
'       65535 (Decimal) --> 65535 (Decimal)
'       4095 (Decimal) --> 4095 (Decimal)
'       12345 (Decimal) --> 12345 (Decimal)
'       40000 (Decimal) --> 40000 (Decimal)

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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