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TypeConverter.ConvertTo Method (Object, Type)

Converts the given value object to the specified type, using the arguments.

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

public Object ConvertTo(
	Object value,
	Type destinationType
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object
The Object to convert.
destinationType
Type: System.Type
The Type to convert the value parameter to.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The destinationType parameter is null.

NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

The most common type to convert to and from is a string object. This implementation calls ToString on the object, if the object is valid and if the destination type is a string.

.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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