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String.IConvertible.ToType 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 ToType.

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

Object IConvertible.ToType(
	Type type,
	IFormatProvider provider
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

The type of the returned object.

provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider

An object that provides culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

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

Implements

IConvertible.ToType(Type, IFormatProvider)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

type is null.

InvalidCastException

The value of the current String object cannot be converted to the type specified by the type parameter.

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 ChangeType method.

.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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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