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CharConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)

Converts the given object to a Unicode character object.

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

public override Object ConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	Object value
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

The culture into which value will be converted.

value
Type: System.Object

The Object to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the converted value.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

value is not a valid value for the target type.

NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

This converter can only convert a string, with a length of 1, to and from a character.

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This can be null, so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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