.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterCanConvertFrom Method (Type)

Returns whether this converter can convert an object of the given type to the type of this converter.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Syntax
Public Function CanConvertFrom ( _
	sourceType As [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] CanConvertFrom(
	[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] sourceType
)
public:
[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%] CanConvertFrom(
	[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ sourceType
)
member CanConvertFrom : 
        sourceType:[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]

Parameters

sourceType
Type: SystemType

A Type that represents the type you want to convert from.

Return Value

Type: SystemBoolean
true if this converter can perform the conversion; otherwise, false.
Remarks

As implemented in this class, this method always returns false. It never returns true.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
Platforms

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.