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TypeConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)

Converts the given object to the type of this converter, using the specified context and culture information.

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

public virtual 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 CultureInfo to use as the current culture.

value
Type: System.Object

The Object to convert.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

Notes to Inheritors:

Override this method to provide your own conversion requirements.

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

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

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

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