.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterConvertFromString Method (String)

Converts the specified text to an object.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Syntax
Public Function ConvertFromString ( _
	text As [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] ConvertFromString(
	[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] text
)
public:
[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ ConvertFromString(
	[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ text
)
member ConvertFromString : 
        text:[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]

Parameters

text
Type: SystemString

The text representation of the object to convert.

Return Value

Type: SystemObject
An Object that represents the converted text.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The string cannot be converted into the appropriate object.

Remarks

The default implementation always returns .

Examples

For an example of this function, see the TypeConverter class.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
Platforms

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.