ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)
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DependencyPropertyConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)


Attempts to convert the specified object to a DependencyProperty, using the specified context.

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

public override object ConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	object source


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

A format context that provides information about the environment from which this converter is being invoked.

Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

Culture specific information.

Type: System.Object

The object to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The converted object. If the conversion is successful, this is a DependencyProperty.

Exception Condition

source cannot be converted.


context or source are null.

The DependencyPropertyConverter class only converts a string to an instance of DependencyProperty.

culture is not used by this implementation.

The context provided is expected to provide services that are required for proper evaluation. These include IAmbientProvider, IXamlTypeResolver, and IXamlSchemaContextProvider.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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