Skip to main content
.NET Framework Class Library
DataFieldConverter Class

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Provides a design-time type converter for a component's data field properties. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the www.asp.net/mobile Web site.

Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
   System.ComponentModelTypeConverter
    System.Web.UI.Design.MobileControls.ConvertersDataFieldConverter

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.Design.MobileControls.Converters
Assembly:  System.Web.Mobile (in System.Web.Mobile.dll)
Syntax
<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_0%]("The System.Web.Mobile.dll assembly has been deprecated and should no longer be used. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157231.")> _
<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_1%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_2%].InheritanceDemand, Level := [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_3%].Minimal)> _
<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_4%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_5%].Demand, Flags := [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_6%].UnmanagedCode)> _
<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_7%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_8%].LinkDemand, Level := [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_9%].Minimal)> _
Public Class DataFieldConverter _
	Inherits [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_0_0_10%]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_0%]("The System.Web.Mobile.dll assembly has been deprecated and should no longer be used. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157231.")]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_1%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_2%].InheritanceDemand, Level = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_3%].Minimal)]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_4%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_5%].Demand, Flags = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_6%].UnmanagedCode)]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_7%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_8%].LinkDemand, Level = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_9%].Minimal)]
public class DataFieldConverter : [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_1_0_10%]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_0%](L"The System.Web.Mobile.dll assembly has been deprecated and should no longer be used. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157231.")]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_1%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_2%]::InheritanceDemand, Level = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_3%]::Minimal)]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_4%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_5%]::Demand, Flags = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_6%]::UnmanagedCode)]
[[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_7%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_8%]::LinkDemand, Level = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_9%]::Minimal)]
public ref class DataFieldConverter : public [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_2_0_10%]
[<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_0%]("The System.Web.Mobile.dll assembly has been deprecated and should no longer be used. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=157231.")>]
[<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_1%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_2%].InheritanceDemand, Level = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_3%].Minimal)>]
[<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_4%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_5%].Demand, Flags = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_6%].UnmanagedCode)>]
[<[%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_7%]([%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_8%].LinkDemand, Level = [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_9%].Minimal)>]
type DataFieldConverter =  
    class 
        inherit [%$TOPIC/bezw6xss_en-us_VS_110_3_0_3_0_10%] 
    end

The DataFieldConverter type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public method DataFieldConverterInstantiates a new instance of the DataFieldConverter class. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the www.asp.net/mobile Web site.
Top
Methods
  NameDescription
Public method CanConvertFrom(Type)Returns whether this converter can convert an object of the given type to the type of this converter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)Gets a value indicating whether the specified source type can be converted to the type of the associated control property. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the www.asp.net/mobile Web site. (Overrides TypeConverterCanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type).)
Public method CanConvertTo(Type)Returns whether this converter can convert the object to the specified type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CanConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)Returns whether this converter can convert the object to the specified type, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFrom(Object)Converts the given value to the type of this converter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)Converts the specified object to a string. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the www.asp.net/mobile Web site. (Overrides TypeConverterConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object).)
Public method ConvertFromInvariantString(String)Converts the given string to the type of this converter, using the invariant culture. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromInvariantString(ITypeDescriptorContext, String)Converts the given string to the type of this converter, using the invariant culture and the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromString(String)Converts the specified text to an object. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromString(ITypeDescriptorContext, String)Converts the given text to an object, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromString(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, String)Converts the given text to an object, using the specified context and culture information. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertTo(Object, Type)Converts the given value object to the specified type, using the arguments. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type)Converts the given value object to the specified type, using the specified context and culture information. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToInvariantString(Object)Converts the specified value to a culture-invariant string representation. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToInvariantString(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object)Converts the specified value to a culture-invariant string representation, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToString(Object)Converts the specified value to a string representation. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToString(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object)Converts the given value to a string representation, using the given context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToString(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object)Converts the given value to a string representation, using the specified context and culture information. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CreateInstance(IDictionary)Re-creates an Object given a set of property values for the object. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CreateInstance(ITypeDescriptorContext, IDictionary)Creates an instance of the type that this TypeConverter is associated with, using the specified context, given a set of property values for the object. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method Equals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method FinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method GetConvertFromExceptionReturns an exception to throw when a conversion cannot be performed. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Protected method GetConvertToExceptionReturns an exception to throw when a conversion cannot be performed. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetCreateInstanceSupportedReturns whether changing a value on this object requires a call to the CreateInstance method to create a new value. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetCreateInstanceSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext)Returns whether changing a value on this object requires a call to CreateInstance to create a new value, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetProperties(Object)Returns a collection of properties for the type of array specified by the value parameter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetProperties(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object)Returns a collection of properties for the type of array specified by the value parameter, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetProperties(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object, Attribute)Returns a collection of properties for the type of array specified by the value parameter, using the specified context and attributes. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetPropertiesSupportedReturns whether this object supports properties. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetPropertiesSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext)Returns whether this object supports properties, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValuesReturns a collection of standard values from the default context for the data type this type converter is designed for. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValues(ITypeDescriptorContext)Gets a list of fields in the selected data source if information about them is available, using the provided context. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the www.asp.net/mobile Web site. (Overrides TypeConverterGetStandardValues(ITypeDescriptorContext).)
Public method GetStandardValuesExclusiveReturns whether the collection of standard values returned from GetStandardValues is an exclusive list. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValuesExclusive(ITypeDescriptorContext)Indicates whether this converter returns a list containing all possible values that can be assigned to the associated control property, using the provided context. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the www.asp.net/mobile Web site. (Overrides TypeConverterGetStandardValuesExclusive(ITypeDescriptorContext).)
Public method GetStandardValuesSupportedReturns whether this object supports a standard set of values that can be picked from a list. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValuesSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext)Gets a value indicating whether this object returns a standard set of values that can be picked from a list. This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the www.asp.net/mobile Web site. (Overrides TypeConverterGetStandardValuesSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext).)
Public method GetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method IsValid(Object)Returns whether the given value object is valid for this type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method IsValid(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object)Returns whether the given value object is valid for this type and for the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Protected method MemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method SortPropertiesSorts a collection of properties. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Top
Remarks

The DataFieldConverter class is a TypeConverter object that is typically referenced by the TypeConverterAttribute attribute.

NoteNote

You typically do not access a type converter directly. This implementation of TypeConverter is intended for use by a data-bound control at design time, and is instantiated with a TypeConverterAttribute on a property.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
.NET Framework Security
Platforms

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.

Thread Safety
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.