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ColorConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)


Converts the given object to the converter's native type.

Namespace:   System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

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


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

A TypeDescriptor that provides a format context. You can use this object to get additional information about the environment from which this converter is being invoked.

Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A CultureInfo that specifies the culture to represent the color.

Type: System.Object

The object to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

An Object representing the converted value.

Exception Condition

The conversion cannot be performed.

When converting from a string to a Color the ColorConverter expects the unqualified color name; otherwise, an exception will occur in the conversion process. For example, you should pass "Blue", not "System.Drawing.Color.Blue" or "Color.Blue", to the ConvertFrom method.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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