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EnumConverter.ConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type)

 
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Converts the given value object to the specified destination type.

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

public override object ConvertTo(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	object value,
	Type destinationType
)

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.

destinationType
Type: System.Type

The Type to convert the value to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

An Object that represents the converted value.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

destinationType is null.

ArgumentException

value is not a valid value for the enumeration.

NotSupportedException

The conversion cannot be performed.

This converter can only convert an enumeration object 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.

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The behavior of the ConvertTo method is undefined if the enumeration has multiple fields with the same value.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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