TimeSpanConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Gets a value indicating whether this converter can convert an object in the given source type to a TimeSpan using the specified context.

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

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

sourceType
Type: System.Type

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

Return Value

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

This converter can only convert a TimeSpan object to and from a string.

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This can be null, so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 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

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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