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StringArrayConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Determines whether the StringArrayConverter can convert the specified source type to an array of strings.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext object 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 null.

Type: System.Type

The Type to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the converter can perform the operation; otherwise, false.

The CanConvertFrom method determines whether the StringArrayConverter can convert the object specified by sourceType to an array of strings. Use this method prior to calling the ConvertFrom method to perform the conversion.

.NET Framework

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

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.

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