CollectionConverter.ConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type)

 

Converts the given value object to the specified destination type.

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

public override object ConvertTo(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	object value,
	Type destinationType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

The culture to which value will be converted.

value
Type: System.Object

The Object to convert. This parameter must inherit from ICollection.

destinationType
Type: System.Type

The Type to convert the value to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

An Object that represents the converted value.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

destinationType is null.

NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This can be null, so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

System_CAPS_noteNote

The converted result will be shown in the property browser. For example, if you are converting a char collection into a string, it will be displayed as char[] collection.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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