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DataSourceIDConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)

Converts the specified object to the native type of the converter.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.Design.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Design (in System.Design.dll)

public override Object ConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	Object value


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext
An object implementing the ITypeDescriptorContext that provides information about a context to a type converter so that the type converter can perform a conversion.
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo
A CultureInfo object that specifies the culture of the value parameter.
Type: System.Object
The object to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The value parameter is returned as a string.


value is other than a string or null.

If the value parameter has a type of string, it is returned as a string. If value is null, an empty string ("") is returned. Otherwise, a NotSupportedException is thrown.

The ConvertFrom method does not use the context or culture parameter.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.