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.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterConvertFromString Method (String)

Converts the specified text to an object.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Syntax
Public Function ConvertFromString ( _
	text As [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] ConvertFromString(
	[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] text
)
public:
[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ ConvertFromString(
	[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ text
)
member ConvertFromString : 
        text:[%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]
public function ConvertFromString(
	text : [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_0%]
) : [%$TOPIC/25ds5cb6_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_1%]

Parameters

text
Type: SystemString

The text representation of the object to convert.

Return Value

Type: SystemObject
An Object that represents the converted text.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The string cannot be converted into the appropriate object.

Remarks

The default implementation always returns .

Examples

For an example of this function, see the TypeConverter class.

Version Information

.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

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8