Convert.ToSingle Method (Object, IFormatProvider)
Converts the value of the specified Object to an single-precision floating point number using the specified culture-specific formatting information.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function ToSingle ( _ value As Object, _ provider As IFormatProvider _ ) As Single
Return ValueType: System.Single
A single-precision floating point number equivalent to the value of value, or zero if value is Nothing.
The return value is the result of invoking the IConvertible.ToSingle method of the underlying type of value.
provider enables the user to specify culture-specific conversion information about the contents of value. For example, if value is a String that represents a number, provider could supply culture-specific information about the notation used to represent that number.
The base types ignore provider; however, it is honored if value is a user-defined type that implements the IConvertible interface.
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