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DateTime.IConvertible.ToType Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Converts the current DateTime object to an object of a specified type.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Object IConvertible.ToType(
	Type type,
	IFormatProvider provider
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

The desired type.

provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider

An object that implements the IFormatProvider interface. (This parameter is not used; specify null.)

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An object of the type specified by the type parameter, with a value equivalent to the current DateTime object.

Implements

IConvertible.ToType(Type, IFormatProvider)
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

type is null.

InvalidCastException

This conversion is not supported for the DateTime type.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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