Convert.ToChar Method (UInt64)

 

Converts the value of the specified 64-bit unsigned integer to its equivalent Unicode character.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)>
Public Shared Function ToChar (
	value As ULong
) As Char

Parameters

value
Type: System.UInt64

The 64-bit unsigned integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char

A Unicode character that is equivalent to value.

Exception Condition
OverflowException

value is greater than Char.MaxValue.

The following example converts each element in an array of unsigned long integers to a Char value.

Dim numbers() As ULong = { UInt64.MinValue, 40, 160, 255, 1028, _
                              2011, 30001, 207154, Int64.MaxValue }
Dim result As Char
For Each number As ULong In numbers
   Try
      result = Convert.ToChar(number)
      Console.WriteLine("{0} converts to '{1}'.", number, result)
   Catch e As OverflowException
      Console.WriteLine("{0} is outside the range of the Char data type.", _
                        number)
   End Try
Next   
' The example displays the following output:
'       0 converts to ' '.
'       40 converts to '('.
'       160 converts to ' '.
'       255 converts to 'ÿ'.
'       1028 converts to '?'.
'       2011 converts to '?'.
'       30001 converts to '?'.
'       207154 is outside the range of the Char data type.
'       9223372036854775807 is outside the range of the Char data type.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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