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Converters in WPF

Converters give you a lot supremacy as it allows you to insert an object between a source and a target object. At high level, converters are a chunk of custom code that hooked up through the binding and data will flow via that converter. So, whenever data is flown from source to target, one can change the value or can change the type of object that needs to be set on target property. So, whenever data travels from source to target, it can be transformed in two ways: Data value: Here transformation will be done with just the value by keeping the data type intact. For example, for number fields, you can transform value to floating point number to an integer, by keeping the actual value as a float. Data type:  One can also transform the data type. For example, setting a style based on some Boolean flag, this is one of the most common example. Isn't it? Defining a converter: Defining any converter requires implementation of IValueConverter interface in a class. Thi