java.lang.Long floatValue()


The floatValue() java method returns the value of this Long as a float after a widening primitive conversion.


  • This method is specified by floatValue in class Number

Method Syntax

public float floatValue()

Method Argument

Data Type Parameter Description

Method Returns

The floatValue() method of Long class returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type float.


Requires Java 1.0 and up

Java Long floatValue() Example

Below is a simple java example on the usage of floatValue() method of Long class.


 * This example source code demonstrates the use of  
 * floatValue() method of Long class

public class LongFloatValueExample {

	public static void main(String[] args) {

		// Declare a new Long variable
		Long value = 123l;

		// get the floatValue() method result
		float result = value.floatValue();

		// print the result
		System.out.println("Result:" + result);
		 * Be careful on using this method
		 * Desired result might differ
		 * because of the widening concept
		 * of java language



Sample Output

Below is the sample output when you run the above example.

Java Long floatValue() example output