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PointConverter Class

Converts instances of other types to and from a Point.

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

public sealed class PointConverter : 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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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