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KeysConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Returns a value indicating whether this converter can convert an object in the specified source type to the native type of the converter using the specified context.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context, which can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This parameter or properties of this parameter can be null.

sourceType
Type: System.Type

The Type to convert from.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the conversion can be performed; otherwise, false.

The CanConvertFrom method is specialized to return true if the sourceType parameter is of type String or Enum array; otherwise, it defers evaluation to the base implementation of this method.

Notes to Inheritors

Override this method to provide your own conversion requirements.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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