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ResXFileRef.Converter Class

Provides a type converter to convert data for a ResXFileRef to and from a string.

Namespace: System.Resources
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public class Converter : TypeConverter
public class Converter extends TypeConverter
public class Converter extends TypeConverter

A ResXFileRef.Converter provides the object the ResXFileRef refers to. For example, if the ResXFileRef is "xplogo.bmp;System.Drawing.Bitmap, System.Drawing", then calling the ConvertFrom method of the converter will return a Bitmap, not a ResXFileRef.

For more information about type converters, see the TypeConverter base class and How to: Implement a Type Converter.


Typically, you do not directly create an instance of an ImageIndexConverter. Instead, call the GetConverter method of TypeDescriptor. For more information, see the examples in the TypeConverter base class.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0