IntPtr Explicit Conversion (Void* to IntPtr)

Converts the specified pointer to an unspecified type to an IntPtr.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

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


Public Shared Narrowing Operator CType ( _
    value As Void* _
) As IntPtr
public static explicit operator IntPtr (
    void* value


  • value
    Type: System.Void*
    A pointer to an unspecified type.

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr
A new instance of IntPtr initialized to value.

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


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