String.IConvertible.ToType Method

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

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

For a description of this member, see ToType.

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

Syntax

Private Function ToType ( _
    type As Type, _
    provider As IFormatProvider _
) As Object Implements IConvertible.ToType
Object IConvertible.ToType(
    Type type,
    IFormatProvider provider
)

Parameters

Return Value

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

Implements

IConvertible..::.ToType(Type, IFormatProvider)

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

type is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

InvalidCastException

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

Remarks

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.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

String Class

System Namespace