ToInt16 Method (Object, IFormatProvider)

Convert.ToInt16 Method (Object, IFormatProvider)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Converts the value of the specified Object to a 16-bit signed integer using the specified culture-specific formatting information.

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

public static short ToInt16(
	Object value,
	IFormatProvider provider
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object
An Object that implements the IConvertible interface.
provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider
An IFormatProvider interface implementation that supplies culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.Int16
A 16-bit signed integer equivalent to the value of value, or zero if value is null.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidCastException

value does not implement IConvertible.

provider enables the user to specify culture-specific conversion information about the contents of value. For example, if value is a String that represents a number, provider could supply culture-specific information about the notation used to represent that number.

The base types ignore provider; however, it is honored if value is a user-defined type that implements the IConvertible interface.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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