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IConvertible.ToType Method

Converts the value of this instance to an Object of the specified Type that has an equivalent value, using the specified culture-specific formatting information.

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

Function ToType ( _
	conversionType As Type, _
	provider As IFormatProvider _
) As Object


Type: System.Type
The Type to which the value of this instance is converted.
Type: System.IFormatProvider
An IFormatProvider interface implementation that supplies culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object instance of type conversionType whose value is equivalent to the value of this instance.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.