.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterConvertToInvariantString Method (Object)

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

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Public Function ConvertToInvariantString ( _
	value As [%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] ConvertToInvariantString(
	[%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] value
[%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ ConvertToInvariantString(
	[%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ value
member ConvertToInvariantString : 
        value:[%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/w3yk2e6k_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]


Type: SystemObject

The Object to convert.

Return Value

Type: SystemString
A String that represents the converted value.

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 , so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return .

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.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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.