ConvertFromString Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, String)

TypeConverter.ConvertFromString Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, String)


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

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

public object ConvertFromString(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	string text


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

Type: System.String

The String to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

An Object that represents the converted text.

Exception Condition

The conversion cannot be performed.

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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