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DataMemberConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)


Converts the specified object to the type of the associated control property using the specified context. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the Web site.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.Design.MobileControls.Converters
Assembly:  System.Web.Mobile (in System.Web.Mobile.dll)

public override object ConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	object value


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that represents the data-bound component or the control that the property belongs to.

Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A CultureInfo object that can be used to provide additional culture information.

Type: System.Object

The value to convert from.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

A string containing the value if value is not null and contains a string; otherwise, an empty string ("").

Exception Condition

value is not null and not a string.


You typically do not access a type converter directly. This implementation of TypeConverter is intended for use by a data-bound control at design time, and is instantiated with a TypeConverterAttribute on a property.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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