PointConverter Class

Converts instances of other types to and from a Point.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: WindowsBase (in windowsbase.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public sealed class PointConverter : TypeConverter
public final class PointConverter extends TypeConverter
public final class PointConverter extends TypeConverter
<PointConverter .../>

The following code example uses a PointConverter to convert a string into a Point.

private Point pointConverterExample()
    PointConverter pConverter = new PointConverter();
    Point pointResult = new Point();
    string string1 = "10,20";

    // pointResult is equal to (10, 20)
    pointResult = (Point)pConverter.ConvertFromString(string1);

    return pointResult;


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 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