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TimeSpanConverter.ConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type)

Converts the given object to another type.

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

public override Object ConvertTo(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	Object value,
	Type destinationType


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext
A formatter context.
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo
The culture into which value will be converted.
Type: System.Object
The object to convert.
Type: System.Type
The type to convert the object to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The converted object.

This method most commonly converts types to and from string objects.

The default implementation will make a call to ToString on the object if the object is valid and if the destination type is string. If this method cannot convert to the destination type, it will throw a NotSupportedException.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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