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ValueSerializer::ConvertFromString Method

When overridden in a derived class, converts a String to an instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  System.Xaml (in System.Xaml.dll)

virtual Object^ ConvertFromString(
	String^ value, 
	IValueSerializerContext^ context


Type: System::String

The string to convert.

Type: System.Windows.Markup::IValueSerializerContext

Context information that is used for conversion.

Return Value

Type: System::Object
A new instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports based on the supplied value.


value cannot be converted.

The base implementation always throws an exception.

Notes to Inheritors

Avoid throwing exceptions from implementations. See Remarks in ValueSerializer.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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