#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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