.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterConvertToString Method (Object)

Converts the specified value to a string representation.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Syntax
Public Function ConvertToString ( _
	value As [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] ConvertToString(
	[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] value
)
public:
[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ ConvertToString(
	[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ value
)
member ConvertToString : 
        value:[%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]
public function ConvertToString(
	value : [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_0%]
) : [%$TOPIC/92ybstc2_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_1%]

Parameters

value
Type: SystemObject

The Object to convert.

Return Value

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

The conversion cannot be performed.

Remarks

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.

Examples

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

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8