DurationConverter Class

July 28, 2014

Provides type conversion support for the Duration structure.

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

public class DurationConverter : TypeConverter

The DurationConverter type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDurationConverterInitializes a new instance of the DurationConverter class.
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  NameDescription
Public methodCanConvertFrom(Type)Returns whether the type converter can convert an object from the specified type to the type of this converter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodCanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)Returns whether this converter can convert an object of one type to the Duration type. (Overrides TypeConverter.CanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type).)
Public methodCanConvertTo(Type)Returns whether the type converter can convert an object to the specified type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodCanConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)Returns whether the type converter can convert an object to the specified type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodConvertFrom(Object)Converts from the specified value to the type of this converter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)Converts the given value to the Duration type. (Overrides TypeConverter.ConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object).)
Public methodConvertFromStringConverts the specified text to an object. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodConvertTo(Object, Type)Converts the specified value object to the specified type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type)Converts the specified value object to the specified type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodConvertToStringConverts the specified object to a string representation. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This converter primarily exists to support specifying a Duration as a string for XAML attribute usage of properties that take a Duration.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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