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ObjectExtensionsTryConvert Method (Object, Type, CultureInfo, Object)

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Tries to convert an Object specified in the obj parameter to the desired targetType.

Namespace:  KGySoft.CoreLibraries
Assembly:  KGySoft.CoreLibraries (in KGySoft.CoreLibraries.dll) Version: 5.0.0
Syntax

public static bool TryConvert(
	this Object obj,
	Type targetType,
	CultureInfo culture,
	out Object value
)

Parameters

obj
Type: SystemObject
The object to convert.
targetType
Type: SystemType
The desired type of the returned value.
culture
Type: System.GlobalizationCultureInfo
The culture to use for the conversion. If , then the InvariantCulture will be used.
value
Type: SystemObject
When this method returns with  result, then this parameter contains the result of the conversion.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
, if obj could be converted to targetType, which is returned in the value parameter; otherwise, .

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Object. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
Remarks

New conversions can be registered by the RegisterConversion Type extension methods.

Tip Tip
The registered conversions are tried to be used for intermediate conversion steps if possible. For example, if a conversion is registered from Int64 to IntPtr, then conversions from other convertible types become automatically available using the Int64 type as an intermediate conversion step.
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