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ImageIndexConverter.ConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type)

Converts the specified object to the specified destination type.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public override Object ConvertTo(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	Object value,
	Type destinationType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context, which can be used to extract additional information about the environment this type converter is being invoked from. This parameter or properties of this parameter can be null.

culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A CultureInfo that provides locale information.

value
Type: System.Object

The object to convert, typically an index represented as an Int32.

destinationType
Type: System.Type

The type to convert the object to, often a String.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The destinationType is null.

NotSupportedException

The specified value could not be converted to the specified destinationType.

The default implementation of this method can only convert an index value represented as an Int32 to a String.

Notes to Inheritors

Override this method to provide your own conversion capabilities.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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