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ToBoolean Method (SByte)

Convert.ToBoolean Method (SByte)

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

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static bool ToBoolean(
	sbyte value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.SByte

The 8-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if value is not zero; otherwise, false.

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

sbyte[] numbers = { SByte.MinValue, -1, 0, 10, 100, SByte.MaxValue };
bool result;

foreach (sbyte number in numbers)
{
   result = Convert.ToBoolean(number);                                 
   Console.WriteLine("{0,-5}  -->  {1}", number, result);
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       -128   -->  True 
//       -1     -->  True 
//       0      -->  False 
//       10     -->  True 
//       100    -->  True 
//       127    -->  True

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

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