DataSourceConverter Class

Provides a type converter that can retrieve a list of data sources accessible to the current component.

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

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
public class DataSourceConverter : TypeConverter

DataSourceConverter provides methods that can be used to retrieve a list of data sources accessible to the current design-time component.

This type converter is used by Visual Studio 2005 to provide the values that appear in the list of data sources in the Properties window.

Caution noteCaution:

You should never access a type converter directly. Instead, call the appropriate converter by using TypeDescriptor. For more information, see the examples in the TypeConverter base class.

For more information about type converters, see the TypeConverter base class and How to: Implement a Type Converter.

// Associates the DataSourceConverter with an object property.
[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(DataSourceConverter))]
public object dataSource
{
    get
    {
        return source;
    }
    set
    {
        source = value;
    }
}
private object source;

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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