IConvertible.ToType Method

Decimal.IConvertible.ToType Method (Type, IFormatProvider)


This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

For a description of this member, see IConvertible.ToType.

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

object IConvertible.ToType(
	Type type,
	IFormatProvider provider


Type: System.Type

The type to which to convert the value of this Decimal instance.

Type: System.IFormatProvider

An IFormatProvider implementation that supplies culture-specific information about the format of the returned value.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The value of the current instance, converted to a type.

Exception Condition

type is null.


The requested type conversion is not supported.

This member is an explicit interface member implementation. It can be used only when the Decimal instance is cast to an IConvertible interface. The recommended alternative is to call the static (Shared in Visual Basic) Convert.ChangeType method instead.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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