TypeDescriptor.GetConverter Method (Object, Boolean)

Returns a type converter for the type of the specified component with a custom type descriptor.

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

public static TypeConverter GetConverter(
	Object component,
	bool noCustomTypeDesc
)

Parameters

component
Type: System.Object

A component to get the converter for.

noCustomTypeDesc
Type: System.Boolean

true to consider custom type description information; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.TypeConverter
A TypeConverter for the specified component.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

component is null.

NotSupportedException

component is a cross-process remoted object.

This method looks for the appropriate type converter by trying to find a TypeConverterAttribute. If it cannot find a TypeConverterAttribute, it traverses the base class hierarchy of the class until it finds a primitive type.

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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