TypeConverter.ConvertTo Method (Object, Type)

Converts the specified value object to the specified type.

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

public Object ConvertTo(
	Object value,
	Type destinationType


Type: System.Object
The object to convert.
Type: System.Type
The type to convert the object to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The converted object.

A call to this method forwards the call to ConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type), with null passed for context, current culture for culture, and the destinationType of the original call.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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