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Convert.ToDateTime Method (Object)

Converts the value of the specified Object to a DateTime.

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

public static DateTime ToDateTime (
	Object value
)
public static DateTime ToDateTime (
	Object value
)
public static function ToDateTime (
	value : Object
) : DateTime
Not applicable.

Parameters

value

An Object that implements the IConvertible interface or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Return Value

A DateTime equivalent to the value of value. -or- A DateTime equivalent to DateTime.MinValue if value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Exception typeCondition

InvalidCastException

value does not implement IConvertible.

The return value is the result of invoking the IConvertible.ToDateTime method of the underlying type of value.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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