IConvertible.ToDecimal Method

String.IConvertible.ToDecimal Method (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 ToDecimal.

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

decimal IConvertible.ToDecimal(
	IFormatProvider provider


Type: System.IFormatProvider

An object that provides culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

The converted value of the current String object.

Exception Condition

The value of the current String object cannot be parsed.


The value of the current String object is a number less than MinValue or than MaxValue greater.

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 Convert.ToDecimal(String, IFormatProvider) 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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