TypeConverter.ConvertFrom Method (Object)

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Converts from the specified value to the type of this converter.

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


Public Function ConvertFrom ( _
    value As Object _
) As Object
public Object ConvertFrom(
    Object value


  • value
    Type: System.Object
    The value to convert to the type of this converter.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The converted value.


Notes to Implementers

The base implementation calls ConvertFrom passing nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) for context and the current culture for culture. This is not the signature that the Silverlight 4 XAML parser calls (the XAML parser always uses en-US culture).

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.