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String.IConvertible.ToType Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

For a description of this member, see ToType.

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

Object IConvertible.ToType(
	Type type,
	IFormatProvider provider
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type
The type of the returned object.
provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider
An object that provides culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The converted value of the current String object.

Implements

IConvertible.ToType(Type, IFormatProvider)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

type is null.

InvalidCastException

The value of the current String object cannot be converted to the type specified by the type parameter.

This member is an explicit interface member implementation. It can be used only when the String instance is cast to an IConvertible interface. The recommended alternative is to call the ChangeType method.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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