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TypeConverter.ConvertFromString Method (String)

Converts the specified text to an object.

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

public Object ConvertFromString(
	string text
)

Parameters

text
Type: System.String

The text representation of the object to convert.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The string cannot be converted into the appropriate object.

The default implementation always returns null.

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

.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
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