Java.lang Package Classes

Java Number - shortValue() Method

The java.lang.Number.shortValue() method returns the value of the specified number as a short, which may involve rounding or truncation. This implementation returns the result of intValue() cast to a short.


public short shortValue()


No parameter is required.

Return Value

Returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type short.




In the example below, the java.lang.Number.shortValue() method returns the short value of the given numbers.

import java.lang.*;

public class MyClass {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    //creating an Double value
    Double val1 = 123.23;

    //creating a Float value
    Float val2 = 55.75f;

    //printing the short value of given numbers
    System.out.println("short value of val1: " + val1.shortValue()); 
    System.out.println("short value of val2: " + val2.shortValue());   

The output of the above code will be:

short value of val1: 123
short value of val2: 55

❮ Java.lang - Number