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ValueSerializer.ConvertFromString Method

Converts a String to an instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports.

Namespace: System.Windows.Markup
Assembly: WindowsBase (in windowsbase.dll)

public virtual Object ConvertFromString (
	string value,
	IValueSerializerContext context
public Object ConvertFromString (
	String value, 
	IValueSerializerContext context
public function ConvertFromString (
	value : String, 
	context : IValueSerializerContext
) : Object
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The string to convert.


Context information that is used for conversion.

Return Value

A new instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports based on the supplied value.

Exception typeCondition


value cannot be converted.

The base implementation always calls GetConvertFromException.

The base implementation of GetConvertFromException throws NotSupportedException.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0