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TypeConverter.ConvertFromString Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, String)

Converts the given text to an object, using the specified context.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public Object ConvertFromString(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	string text
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

text
Type: System.String

The String to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the converted text.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

An exception is raised if the string cannot be converted into the appropriate object. The default implementation always returns null.

Use the context parameter to extract additional information about the environment from which this converter is invoked. This parameter can be null, so always check it. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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