#1,049 – Full List of Implicit Numeric Conversions

You can do an implicit numeric conversion when the conversion would not result in the loss of data.  In general, you can go from a “smaller” type (smaller range of values) to a “bigger” type (larger range of values).

Here’s the full list of allowed implicit numeric conversions:

  • From sbyte to - short, int, long, float, double, decimal
  • From byte to -  short, ushort, int, uint, long, ulong, float, double, decimal
  • From short to - int, long, float, double, or decimal
  • From ushort to - int, uint, long, ulong, float, double, decimal
  • From int to - long, float, double, decimal
  • From uint to - long, ulong, float, double, decimal
  • From long to - float, double, decimal
  • From ulong to - float, double, decimal
  • From char to - ushort, int, uint, long, ulong, float, double, decimal
  • From float to - double
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