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Decimal Implicit Conversion (Int16 to Decimal)

Defines an explicit conversion of a 16-bit signed integer to a Decimal.

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

public static implicit operator decimal (
	short value


Type: System.Int16

The16-bit signed integer to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
The converted 16-bit signed integer.

The overloads of the Implicit method define the types from which the compiler can automatically convert a Decimal value without an explicit casting operator (in C#) or a call to a conversion function (in Visual Basic). They are widening conversions that do not involve data loss and do not throw an OverflowException exception.

The following example converts Int16 values to Decimal numbers.

using System;

class Example
    public static void Main()
        // Define an array of 16-bit integer values. 
        short[] values = { short.MinValue, short.MaxValue, 
                           0xFFF, 12345, -10000 };   
        // Convert each value to a Decimal. 
        foreach (var value in values) {
           Decimal decValue = value;
           Console.WriteLine("{0} ({1}) --> {2} ({3})", value,
                             value.GetType().Name, decValue,
// The example displays the following output: 
//       -32768 (Int16) --> -32768 (Decimal) 
//       32767 (Int16) --> 32767 (Decimal) 
//       4095 (Int16) --> 4095 (Decimal) 
//       12345 (Int16) --> 12345 (Decimal) 
//       -10000 (Int16) --> -10000 (Decimal)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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