pad 8 digit binary number representations - in C#

string binValue = Convert.ToString(64, 2);

But I need to show all 8 digits.


  string binValue = Convert.ToString(6, 2);

which would normally be "110" would need to be shown as:



Thanks!!!  :)
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAsked:
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           var binStr = Convert.ToString(2, 2);
            var sb = new StringBuilder();
            for(int i=0;i<8-binStr.Length;i++)


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Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
... is what I ended up doing as well.



Q:  .NET does not provide a cleaner way to do this?

Something like, "I am representing this value as an 8-bit binary.  I want each digit to be represented, even if it is OFF (1 would be "00000001", 64 would be "10000000")"

Without having to "brute force" pad the difference with "0"?
well this is default behaviour, any leading zeros are ripped off....
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:

Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
string binValue = Convert.ToString ( 6, 2 ).PadLeft ( 8,'0' );
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