TypeConverter.ConvertToString Method

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Converts the specified object to a string representation.

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


Public Function ConvertToString ( _
    value As Object _
) As String
public string ConvertToString(
    Object value


Return Value

Type: System.String
An object that represents the converted value.


The string is interpreted under the current culture from specific TypeConverter instances. The Silverlight 4 XAML parser does not use this method.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.