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.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterCanConvertTo Method (Type)

Returns whether this converter can convert the object to the specified type.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Public Function CanConvertTo ( _
	destinationType As [%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] CanConvertTo(
	[%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] destinationType
[%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%] CanConvertTo(
	[%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ destinationType
member CanConvertTo : 
        destinationType:[%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/a1155ebw_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]


Type: SystemType

A Type that represents the type you want to convert to.

Return Value

Type: SystemBoolean
true if this converter can perform the conversion; otherwise, false.

If destinationType is a string, the default implementation of CanConvertTo always returns true.

Version Information

.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

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

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.