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)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetConverter ( _
	component As Object, _
	noCustomTypeDesc As Boolean _
) As TypeConverter

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 Nothing.

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.

.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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