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ImageConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Determines whether this ImageConverter can convert an instance of a specified type to an Image, using the specified context.

Namespace: System.Drawing
Assembly: System.Drawing (in system.drawing.dll)

public override bool CanConvertFrom (
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType
public boolean CanConvertFrom (
	ITypeDescriptorContext context, 
	Type sourceType
public override function CanConvertFrom (
	context : ITypeDescriptorContext, 
	sourceType : Type
) : boolean
Not applicable.



An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.


A Type that specifies the type you want to convert from.

Return Value

This method returns true if this ImageConverter can perform the conversion; otherwise, false.

This method returns true only if sourceType is equal to a byte array.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0