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TypeConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (Type)

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

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public bool CanConvertFrom(
	Type sourceType
)

Parameters

sourceType
Type: System.Type
The type you want to convert from.

Return Value

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

Notes to Implementers

The base implementation calls the other signature (CanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)) passing a null for context.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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