Convert.ToUInt16 Method (Object)

Converts the value of the specified Object to a 16-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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


<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Shared Function ToUInt16 ( _
    value As Object _
) As UShort
public static ushort ToUInt16(
    Object value


Return Value

Type: System.UInt16
A 16-bit unsigned integer equivalent to the value of value, or zero if value is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


Exception Condition

value does not implement IConvertible.


The return value is the result of invoking the IConvertible.ToUInt16 method of the underlying type of value.

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


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.