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ConvertFromString Method

ValueSerializer.ConvertFromString Method

When overridden in a derived class, converts a String to an instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  System.Xaml (in System.Xaml.dll)

abstract ConvertFromString : 
        value:string * 
        context:IValueSerializerContext -> Object  
override ConvertFromString : 
        value:string * 
        context:IValueSerializerContext -> Object


Type: System.String

The string to convert.

Type: System.Windows.Markup.IValueSerializerContext

Context information that is used for conversion.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A new instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports based on the supplied value.


value cannot be converted.

The base implementation always throws an exception.

Notes to Inheritors

Avoid throwing exceptions from implementations. See Remarks in ValueSerializer.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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