Convert.ToInt16 Method (UInt16)

Converts the value of the specified 16-bit unsigned integer to the equivalent 16-bit signed integer.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Shared Function ToInt16 ( _
	value As UShort _
) As Short
Dim value As UShort
Dim returnValue As Short

returnValue = Convert.ToInt16(value)
/** @attribute CLSCompliantAttribute(false) */ 
public static short ToInt16 (
	UInt16 value
public static function ToInt16 (
	value : ushort
) : short
Not applicable.



A 16-bit unsigned integer.

Return Value

The 16-bit signed integer equivalent to the value of value.

Exception typeCondition


value is greater than Int16.MaxValue.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0