Byte.ToString Method (IFormatProvider)
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
An IFormatProvider object that supplies culture-specific formatting information.
Return ValueThe string representation of the value of this object in the format specified by the provider parameter.
The return value is formatted with the general numeric format specifier ("G").
The provider parameter is an object that implements the IFormatProvider interface. Its GetFormat method returns a NumberFormatInfo object that provides culture-specific information about the format of the string that is returned by this method. The object that implements IFormatProvider can be any of the following:
A CultureInfo object that represents the culture whose formatting rules are to be used.
A NumberFormatInfo object that contains specific numeric formatting information for this value.
A custom object that implements IFormatProvider.
If provider is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or a NumberFormatInfo object cannot be obtained from provider, the return value is formatted using the NumberFormatInfo object for the thread current culture. For information about the thread current culture, see Thread.CurrentCulture.
The .NET Framework provides extensive formatting support, which is described in greater detail in the following formatting topics:
Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter EditionThe Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.