ConvertToString Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Object)

TypeConverter::ConvertToString Method (ITypeDescriptorContext^, Object^)


Converts the given value to a string representation, using the given context.

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

String^ ConvertToString(
	ITypeDescriptorContext^ context,
	Object^ value


Type: System.ComponentModel::ITypeDescriptorContext^

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

Type: System::Object^

The Object to convert.

Return Value

Type: System::String^

An Object that represents the converted value.

Exception Condition

The conversion cannot be performed.

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.

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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