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Decimal Constructor (UInt32)

Initializes a new instance of Decimal to the value of the specified 32-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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

public Decimal(
	uint value


Type: System.UInt32

The value to represent as a Decimal.

The following code example creates several Decimal numbers using the constructor overload that initializes a Decimal structure with a UInt32 value.

// Example of the decimal( uint ) constructor. 
using System;

class DecimalCtorUIDemo
    // Create a decimal object and display its value. 
    public static void CreateDecimal( uint value, string valToStr )
        decimal decimalNum = new decimal( value );

        // Format the constructor for display.
        string ctor = String.Format( "decimal( {0} )", valToStr );

        // Display the constructor and its value.
        Console.WriteLine( "{0,-33}{1,16}", ctor, decimalNum );

    public static void Main( )
        Console.WriteLine( "This example of the decimal( uint ) " +
            "constructor \ngenerates the following output.\n" );
        Console.WriteLine( "{0,-33}{1,16}", "Constructor", "Value" );
        Console.WriteLine( "{0,-33}{1,16}", "-----------", "-----" );

        // Construct decimal objects from uint values.
        CreateDecimal( uint.MinValue, "uint.MinValue" );
        CreateDecimal( uint.MaxValue, "uint.MaxValue" );
        CreateDecimal( (uint)int.MaxValue, "(uint)int.MaxValue" );
        CreateDecimal( 999999999U, "999999999U" );
        CreateDecimal( 0x40000000U, "0x40000000U" );
        CreateDecimal( 0xC0000000, "0xC0000000" );

This example of the decimal( uint ) constructor
generates the following output.

Constructor                                 Value
-----------                                 -----
decimal( uint.MinValue )                        0
decimal( uint.MaxValue )               4294967295
decimal( (uint)int.MaxValue )          2147483647
decimal( 999999999U )                   999999999
decimal( 0x40000000U )                 1073741824
decimal( 0xC0000000 )                  3221225472

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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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