TypeConverter.ConvertToString Method (Object)

Converts the specified value to a string representation.

Namespace: System.ComponentModel
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public string ConvertToString (
	Object value
public String ConvertToString (
	Object value
public function ConvertToString (
	value : Object
) : String
Not applicable.



The Object to convert.

Return Value

An Object that represents the converted value.

Exception typeCondition


The conversion cannot be performed.

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.

For an example on this function, see the TypeConverter class.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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