IConvertible.ToByte Method

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Converts the value of this instance to an equivalent 8-bit unsigned integer using the specified culture-specific formatting information.

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


Function ToByte ( _
    provider As IFormatProvider _
) As Byte
byte ToByte(
    IFormatProvider provider


Return Value

Type: System.Byte
An 8-bit unsigned integer equivalent to the value of this instance.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


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