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TypeConverter.ConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)

Converts the given object to the type of this converter, using the specified context and culture information.

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

public virtual Object ConvertFrom (
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	CultureInfo culture,
	Object value
public Object ConvertFrom (
	ITypeDescriptorContext context, 
	CultureInfo culture, 
	Object value
public function ConvertFrom (
	context : ITypeDescriptorContext, 
	culture : CultureInfo, 
	value : Object
) : Object
Not applicable.



An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.


The CultureInfo to use as the current culture.


The Object to convert.

Return Value

An Object that represents the converted value.

Exception typeCondition


The conversion cannot be performed.

Notes to Inheritors: Override this method to provide your own conversion requirements. Use the context parameter to extract additional information about the environment from which this converter is invoked. This parameter can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), so always check it. Also, properties on the context object can return a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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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