IConvertible.ToType Method

Converts the value of this instance to an Object of the specified Type that has an equivalent value, using the specified culture-specific formatting information.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

Object ToType (
	Type conversionType,
	IFormatProvider provider
Object ToType (
	Type conversionType, 
	IFormatProvider provider
function ToType (
	conversionType : Type, 
	provider : IFormatProvider
) : Object



The Type to which the value of this instance is converted.


An IFormatProvider interface implementation that supplies culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

An Object instance of type conversionType whose value is equivalent to the value of this instance.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0