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TypeConverter.ConvertFromString Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, String)

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

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

public Object ConvertFromString(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	string text
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext
An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.
culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo
A CultureInfo. If null is passed, the current culture is assumed.
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, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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