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String.IConvertible.ToUInt32 Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

For a description of this member, see ToUInt32.

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

uint IConvertible.ToUInt32(
	IFormatProvider provider


Type: System.IFormatProvider
An object that provides culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt32
The converted value of the current String object.




The value of the current String object cannot be parsed.


The value of the current String object is a number greater MaxValue or less than MinValue

This member is an explicit interface member implementation. It can be used only when the String instance is cast to an IConvertible interface. The recommended alternative is to call the Convert.ToUInt32(String, IFormatProvider) method.


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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