String.IConvertible.ToBoolean 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 ToBoolean.

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

private abstract ToBoolean : 
        provider:IFormatProvider -> bool 
private override ToBoolean : 
        provider:IFormatProvider -> bool 

Parameters

provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider
This parameter is ignored.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the value of the current string is TrueString; false if the value of the current string is FalseString.

Implements

IConvertible.ToBoolean(IFormatProvider)

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

The value of the current string is not TrueString or FalseString.

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 Convert.ToBoolean(String) method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.
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