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

Converts other types into instances of Double that represent an object's length.

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

public override Object ConvertTo(
	ITypeDescriptorContext typeDescriptorContext,
	CultureInfo cultureInfo,
	Object value,
	Type destinationType


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext
Describes context information of a component, such as its container and PropertyDescriptor.
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo
Identifies culture-specific information, including the writing system and the calendar that is used.
Type: System.Object
Identifies the Object that is being converted.
Type: System.Type
The data type that this instance of Double is being converted to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A new Object that is the value of the conversion.


Occurs if the value is null.


Occurs if the value is not null and is not a Brush, or the destinationType is not valid.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.