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

Converts the given value object to a DateTime using the arguments.

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
An optional CultureInfo. If not supplied, the current culture is assumed.
value
Type: System.Object
The Object to convert.
destinationType
Type: System.Type
The Type to convert the value to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the converted value.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

This converter can only convert a DateTime to and from a string.

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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