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XmlConvert.ToBoolean Method

Converts the String to a Boolean equivalent.

Namespace: System.Xml
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public static bool ToBoolean (
	string s
public static boolean ToBoolean (
	String s
public static function ToBoolean (
	s : String
) : boolean
Not applicable.



The string to convert.

Return Value

A Boolean value, that is, true or false.

Exception typeCondition


s is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


s does not represent a Boolean value.

Valid strings are "1" or "true" for true and "0" or "false" for false.

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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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