String.IConvertible.ToType Method

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

For a description of this member, see ToType.

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

Syntax

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

Parameters

  • type
    Type: System.Type
    The type of the returned object.

Return Value

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

Implements

IConvertible.ToType(Type, IFormatProvider)

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

type is nulla 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

Silverlight

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

Platforms

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

See Also

Reference