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WebPartTransformerAttribute.GetConsumerType Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Returns the consumer type a transformer can accept on a connection point.

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

public static Type GetConsumerType (
	Type transformerType
public static Type GetConsumerType (
	Type transformerType
public static function GetConsumerType (
	transformerType : Type
) : Type



The type of transformer.

Return Value

The Type of the consumer connection point.

Exception typeCondition


transformerType is not specified.


transformerType is not an object derived from the WebPartTransformer class.

The WebPartManager object and WebPartConnection object use the GetConsumerType method to determine whether the consumer type of the transformer matches the consumer connection point of the Web Parts control.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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