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Java Double class shortValue() method with example

Double class shortValue() method: Here, we are going to learn about the shortValue() method of Double class with its syntax and example.
Submitted by Preeti Jain, on September 22, 2019

Double class shortValue() method

  • shortValue() method is available in java.lang package.
  • shortValue() method is used to return the value denoted by this Double object converted to type short (by casting).
  • shortValue() method is a non-static method, it is accessible with the class object only and if we try to access the method with class name then we will get an error.
  • shortValue() method does not throw an exception at the time of conversion from double to short.


    public short shortValue();


  • It does not accept any parameter.

Return value:

The return type of this method is short, it returns a converted (from type double to short) value represented by this Double object.


// Java program to demonstrate the example 
// of shortValue() method of Double class

public class ShortValueOfDoubleClass {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        // Variables initialization
        double d1 = 18.20;
        double d2 = 19.20;

        // It returns double value denoted by this Double value1 object
        // and converted to a short by calling value1.shortValue()
        Double value1 = new Double(d1);

        // Display value1 result
        System.out.println("value1.shortValue(): " + value1.shortValue());

        // It returns double value denoted by this Double value2 object
        // and converted to a short by calling value2.shortValue()
        Double value2 = new Double(d2);

        // Display value2 result
        System.out.println("value2.shortValue(): " + value2.shortValue());


value1.shortValue(): 18
value2.shortValue(): 19


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