UInt64.Parse Method (String, IFormatProvider)
Converts the string representation of a number in a specified culture-specific format to its 64-bit unsigned integer equivalent.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
[<CLSCompliantAttribute(false)>] static member Parse : s:string * provider:IFormatProvider -> uint64
- Type: System.String
A string that represents the number to convert.
- Type: System.IFormatProvider
An object that supplies culture-specific formatting information about s.
Return ValueType: System.UInt64
A 64-bit unsigned integer equivalent to the number specified in s.
This overload of the method is typically used to convert text that can be formatted in a variety of ways to a UInt64 value. For example, it can be used to convert the text entered by a user into an HTML text box to a numeric value.
The s parameter contains a number of the form:
Items in square brackets ([ and ]) are optional. The following table describes each element.
Optional white space.
An optional positive sign, or a negative sign if s represents the value zero.
A sequence of digits ranging from 0 to 9.
The s parameter is interpreted using the NumberStyles.Integer style. In addition to the unsigned integer value's decimal digits, only leading and trailing spaces along with a leading sign is allowed. (If the negative sign is present, s must represent a value of zero, or the method throws an OverflowException.) To explicitly define the style elements together with the culture-specific formatting information that can be present in s, use the Parse(String, NumberStyles, IFormatProvider) method.
The provider parameter is an IFormatProvider implementation whose GetFormat method returns a NumberFormatInfo object that provides culture-specific information about the format of s. There are three ways to use the provider parameter to supply custom formatting information to the parse operation:
If provider is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the NumberFormatInfo for the current culture is used.
The following example is the button click event handler of a Web form. It uses the array returned by the HttpRequest.UserLanguages property to determine the user's locale. It then instantiates a CultureInfo object that corresponds to that locale. The NumberFormatInfo object that belongs to that CultureInfo object is then passed to the method to convert the user's input to a UInt64 value.
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.