.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterGetStandardValues Method (ITypeDescriptorContext)

Returns a collection of standard values for the data type this type converter is designed for when provided with a format context.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Public Overridable Function GetStandardValues ( _
	context As [%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public virtual [%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] GetStandardValues(
	[%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] context
virtual [%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ GetStandardValues(
	[%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ context
abstract GetStandardValues : 
        context:[%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]  
override GetStandardValues : 
        context:[%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_2%] -> [%$TOPIC/6d5c913f_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_3%]


Type: System.ComponentModelITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context that can be used to extract additional information about the environment from which this converter is invoked. This parameter or properties of this parameter can be .

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModelTypeConverterStandardValuesCollection
A TypeConverterStandardValuesCollection that holds a standard set of valid values, or if the data type does not support a standard set of values.

As implemented in TypeConverter, this method always returns .

Notes to Inheritors

Override this method if the type you want to convert supports standard values.


For an example on this function, see the TypeConverter class.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.