TypeConverter.ConvertTo Method (Object, Type)
Converts the given value object to the specified type, using the arguments.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
The most common type to convert to and from is a string object. This implementation calls ToString on the object, if the object is valid and if the destination type is a string.
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0