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Convert.ToDouble Method (SByte)

Converts the value of the specified 8-bit signed integer to the equivalent double-precision floating-point number.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

public static double ToDouble(
	sbyte value


Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Double
The 8-bit signed integer that is equivalent to value.

The following example converts each element in an array of SByte values to a Double value.

sbyte[] numbers = { SByte.MinValue, -23, 0, 17, SByte.MaxValue };
double result;

foreach (sbyte number in numbers)
   result = Convert.ToDouble(number);
   Console.WriteLine("Converted the SByte value {0} to {1}.", number, result);
//       Converted the SByte value -128 to -128. 
//       Converted the SByte value -23 to -23. 
//       Converted the SByte value 0 to 0. 
//       Converted the SByte value 17 to 17. 
//       Converted the SByte value 127 to 127.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0