Convert.ToBoolean Method (Byte)


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

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

Public Shared Function ToBoolean (
	value As Byte
) As Boolean


Type: System.Byte

The 8-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if value is not zero; otherwise, false.

The following example converts an array of Byte values to Boolean values.

Dim bytes() As Byte = { Byte.MinValue, 100, 200, Byte.MaxValue }
Dim result As Boolean

For Each byteValue As Byte In bytes
   result = Convert.ToBoolean(byteValue) 
   Console.WriteLine("{0,-5}  -->  {1}", byteValue, result)
' The example displays the following output:
'       0      -->  False
'       100    -->  True
'       200    -->  True
'       255    -->  True

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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