ToChar Method (Decimal)

Convert.ToChar Method (Decimal)

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

Calling this method always throws InvalidCastException.

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

public static char ToChar(
	decimal value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Decimal
A Decimal number.

Return Value

Type: System.Char
This conversion is not supported. No value is returned.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidCastException

This conversion is not supported.

This method is reserved for future use.

The following code sample attempts to convert a Decimal to Char, throwing InvalidCastException on failure.


public void ConvertCharDecimal(char charVal)
{
   Decimal decimalVal = 0;

   // Char to decimal conversion is not supported and will always
   // throw an InvalidCastException.
   try
   {
      decimalVal = System.Convert.ToDecimal(charVal);
   }
   catch (System.InvalidCastException)
   {
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
         "Char-to-decimal conversion is not supported " +
         "by the framework.") + "\n";
   }

   //Decimal to char conversion is also not supported.
   try
   {
      charVal = System.Convert.ToChar(decimalVal);
   }
   catch (System.InvalidCastException)
   {
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(
         "Decimal-to-char conversion is not supported " +
         "by the framework.") + "\n";
   }
}


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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