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XamlTypeTypeConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Determines whether an object of the specified type can be converted to an instance of XamlType, using the specified context.

Namespace:  System.Xaml.Schema
Assembly:  System.Xaml (in System.Xaml.dll)
public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

A format context that provides information about the environment from which this converter is being invoked.

sourceType
Type: System.Type

The type being evaluated for conversion.

Return Value

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

The XamlTypeTypeConverter class only converts an instance of XamlType to and from a String (or XamlType). Other sourceType inputs return false.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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