.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterConvertToString Method (Object)

Converts the specified value to a string representation.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Syntax
Public Function ConvertToString ( _
	value As [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] ConvertToString(
	[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] value
)
public:
[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ ConvertToString(
	[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ value
)
member ConvertToString : 
        value:[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]

Parameters

value
Type: SystemObject

The Object to convert.

Return Value

Type: SystemString
An Object that represents the converted value.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

Remarks

Depending on the implementation of the value formatter, it might be possible to pass the returned string back into the value formatter to re-create an instance of the object.

Examples

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

Version Information

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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