IConvertible.ToType Method

String.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 ToType.

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

object IConvertible.ToType(
	Type type,
	IFormatProvider provider


Type: System.Type

The type of the returned object.

Type: System.IFormatProvider

An object that provides culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The converted value of the current String object.

Exception Condition

type is null.


The value of the current String object cannot be converted to the type specified by the type parameter.

This member is an explicit interface member implementation. It can be used only when the String instance is cast to an IConvertible interface. The recommended alternative is to call the ChangeType method.

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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