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StringArrayConverter Class

Provides a type converter to convert a string of comma-separated values to and from an array of strings.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public class StringArrayConverter : TypeConverter

The StringArrayConverter class converts a string of comma-separated values to and from an array of strings. This class provides the ConvertTo and ConvertFrom methods to perform the type conversions.

This type converter is used by design-time environments to provide values for display in the property grid control for a specified type.


You should never access a type converter directly. Instead, call the appropriate converter by using the System.ComponentModel.TypeDescriptor class. 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 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

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