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Enum.ToString Method (String, IFormatProvider)

Note: This API is now obsolete.

This method overload is obsolete; use Enum.ToString(String).

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
[ObsoleteAttribute("The provider argument is not used. Please use ToString(String).")]
public string ToString(
	string format,
	IFormatProvider provider


Type: System.String

A format specification.

Type: System.IFormatProvider


Return Value

Type: System.String
The string representation of the value of this instance as specified by format.


IFormattable.ToString(String, IFormatProvider)

format does not contain a valid format specification.


format equals "X", but the enumeration type is unknown.

Specify only format; the provider parameter is obsolete.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Obsolete (compiler warning) in Windows Phone 8.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in Windows Phone 8
Obsolete (compiler warning) in Silverlight 8.1

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.

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