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DateTimeConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)

Converts the given value object to a DateTime.

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

public override Object ConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	Object value
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

culture
Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

An optional CultureInfo. If not supplied, the current culture is assumed.

value
Type: System.Object

The Object to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the converted value.

ExceptionCondition
FormatException

value is not a valid value for the target type.

NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

This converter can only convert a DateTime to and from a string.

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This can be null, so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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