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EnumConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)

Converts the specified value object to an enumeration 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
An optional CultureInfo. If not supplied, the current culture is assumed.
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 an enumeration object to and from a string.

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, 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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