ToType Method

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)

Object ToType(
	Type conversionType,
	IFormatProvider provider


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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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