Published: July 16, 2012
Parses a text value and returns its value in a given type using the culture of the application.
Parse(TextExpression, DataType )
The Parse function contains the following arguments.
A text expression representing the formatted value to parse into the specified data type.
Literal value representing the data type requested for the result.
Use Parse only for converting from string to date/time and number types. For general type conversions, use the Convert function. Keep in mind that there is a certain performance overhead in parsing the string value.