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DataSourceViewSchemaConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Indicates whether the specified source type can be converted to the type of the associated control property.

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

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext implementation that can be used to gain additional context information.

sourceType
Type: System.Type

The type to convert from.

Return Value

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

Call the CanConvertFrom method to determine whether the ConvertFrom method supports converting the source type.

The ConvertFrom method can convert only from a string, so the CanConvertFrom method returns true when sourceType is a string.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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