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Returns an object that provides formatting services for the specified type.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
- Type: System..::..Type
An object that specifies the type of format object to return.
is a callback method that formatting and parsing methods invoke to retrieve information about the format of the input string in parsing operations or the format of the output string in formatting operations. In the formatType parameter, the formatting or parsing method passes the type of object it requires to perform its operation. If the IFormatProvider implementation can supply this formatting or parsing object, it returns that object. If not, it returns nullNothingnullptrunita null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
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