IConvertible.ToType Method

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Converts the value of this instance to an Object of the specified Type that has an equivalent value, using the specified culture-specific formatting information.

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


Function ToType ( _
    conversionType As Type, _
    provider As IFormatProvider _
) As Object
Object ToType(
    Type conversionType,
    IFormatProvider provider


  • conversionType
    Type: System..::.Type
    The Type to which the value of this instance is converted.

Return Value

Type: System..::.Object
An Object instance of type conversionType whose value is equivalent to the value of this instance.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


IConvertible Interface

System Namespace