.NET Framework Class Library
StringConverterConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)

Converts the specified value object to a String object.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Syntax
Public Overrides Function ConvertFrom ( _
	context As [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_0%], _
	culture As [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_1%], _
	value As [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_2%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_3%]
public override [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_0%] ConvertFrom(
	[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_1%] context,
	[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_2%] culture,
	[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_3%] value
)
public:
virtual [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_0%]^ ConvertFrom(
	[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_1%]^ context, 
	[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_2%]^ culture, 
	[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_3%]^ value
) override
abstract ConvertFrom : 
        context:[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_0%] * 
        culture:[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_1%] * 
        value:[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_2%] -> [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_3%]  
override ConvertFrom : 
        context:[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_4%] * 
        culture:[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_5%] * 
        value:[%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_6%] -> [%$TOPIC/yaddk305_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_7%]

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModelITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

culture
Type: System.GlobalizationCultureInfo

The CultureInfo to use.

value
Type: SystemObject

The Object to convert.

Return Value

Type: SystemObject
An Object that represents the converted value.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The conversion could not be performed.

Remarks

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This can be , so you always need to check its value. In addition, properties on the context object can return .

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Platforms

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.