DataType.Implicit Method

Defines implicit conversion from DataType to string.

Namespace: Microsoft.Azure.Search.Models
Assembly: Microsoft.Azure.Search (in Microsoft.Azure.Search.dll)


Dim input As DataType
Dim output As String

output = CType(input, String)


Public Shared Widening Operator CType ( _
    dataType As DataType _
) As String
public static implicit operator string (
    DataType dataType
static implicit operator String^ (
    DataType^ dataType


  • dataType
    DataType to convert.

Return Value

The name of the DataType as a string.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Target Platforms

See Also


DataType Class
DataType Members
Microsoft.Azure.Search.Models Namespace