ToString Method (Decimal)

Convert.ToString Method (Decimal)

Converts the value of the specified decimal number to its equivalent string representation.

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

public static string ToString(
	decimal value


Type: System.Decimal
The decimal number to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string representation of value.

This implementation is identical to Decimal.ToString().

The following example converts a Decimal to a String.

		public void ConvertStringDecimal(string stringVal) {
			decimal decimalVal = 0;
			try {
				decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(stringVal);
					"The string as a decimal is {0}.", decimalVal);
			catch (System.OverflowException){
					"The conversion from string to decimal overflowed.");
			catch (System.FormatException) {
					"The string is not formatted as a decimal.");
			catch (System.ArgumentNullException) {
					"The string is null.");

			// Decimal to string conversion will not overflow.
			stringVal = System.Convert.ToString(decimalVal);
				"The decimal as a string is {0}.", stringVal);

.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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