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TypeConverter.ConvertFromString Method (String)

Converts the specified text to an object.

Namespace: System.ComponentModel
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public Object ConvertFromString (
	string text
public Object ConvertFromString (
	String text
public function ConvertFromString (
	text : String
) : Object
Not applicable.



The text representation of the object to convert.

Return Value

An Object that represents the converted text.

Exception typeCondition


The string cannot be converted into the appropriate object.

The default implementation always returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

For an example of this function, see the TypeConverter class.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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

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