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

Converts the specified object to another type.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

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

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext
An ITypeDescriptorContext providing contextual information about the object to be converted.
culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo
Cultural attributes of the object to be converted. If this parameter is null, the CurrentCulture property value is used.
value
Type: System.Object
The object to be converted.
destinationType
Type: System.Type
The type to convert the object to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The converted object.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The object cannot be converted to the destination type.

ArgumentNullException

The destinationType is null.

The most common conversion is from one String to another String. The default implementation calls ToString on the object if the object is valid and if the destinationType is String.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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