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TypeConverter.ConvertToInvariantString Method (Object)

Converts the specified value to a culture-invariant string representation.

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

public string ConvertToInvariantString (
	Object value
)
public String ConvertToInvariantString (
	Object value
)
public function ConvertToInvariantString (
	value : Object
) : String
Not applicable.

Parameters

value

The Object to convert.

Return Value

A String that represents the converted value.

Exception typeCondition

NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment from which this converter is being invoked. This can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Depending on the implementation of the value formatter, it might be possible to pass the returned string back into the value formatter to re-create an instance of the object.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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