.NET Framework Class Library
StringToString Method (IFormatProvider)

Returns this instance of String; no actual conversion is performed.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Syntax
Public Function ToString ( _
	provider As [%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_0%] ToString(
	[%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_1%] provider
)
public:
virtual [%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_0%]^ ToString(
	[%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_1%]^ provider
) sealed
abstract ToString : 
        provider:[%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_1%]  
override ToString : 
        provider:[%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_2%] -> [%$TOPIC/29dxe1x2_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_3%]

Parameters

provider
Type: SystemIFormatProvider

(Reserved) An object that supplies culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: SystemString
The current string.

Implements

IConvertibleToString(IFormatProvider)
Remarks

provider is reserved, and does not currently participate in this operation.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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.