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Decimal Narrowing Conversion (Decimal to Char)

Converts a Decimal to a Unicode character.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Narrowing Operator CType ( _
	value As Decimal _
) As Char

Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal
The value to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
A Unicode character that represents the converted Decimal.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value is less than Int16.MinValue or greater than Int16.MaxValue.

The following code example converts Decimal numbers to Char values (Unicode characters) using the explicit Decimal to Char conversion.


' Visual Basic does not support explicit Decimal-to-Char
' conversion using either CType or CChar.


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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