TypeConverterConvertFromString Method
 

Converts the given text to an object, using the specified context.

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

Syntax
public object ConvertFromString(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	string text
)
public:
Object^ ConvertFromString(
	ITypeDescriptorContext^ context,
	String^ text
)
member ConvertFromString : 
        context:ITypeDescriptorContext *
        text:string -> Object
Public Function ConvertFromString (
	context As ITypeDescriptorContext,
	text As String
) As Object

Parameters

context
Type:

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

text
Type:

The String to convert.

Return Value

Type:

An Object that represents the converted text.

Exceptions
Exception Condition
NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

Remarks

An exception is raised if the string cannot be converted into the appropriate object. The default implementation always returns null.

Use the context parameter to extract additional information about the environment from which this converter is invoked. This parameter can be null, so always check it. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

Version Information
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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