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HierarchicalDataSourceIDConverter.IsValidDataSource Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets a value indicating whether the specified component is a valid data source.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.Design.WebControls
Assembly: System.Design (in

protected override bool IsValidDataSource (
	IComponent component
protected boolean IsValidDataSource (
	IComponent component
protected override function IsValidDataSource (
	component : IComponent
) : boolean



An object that implements the IComponent.

Return Value

true if component is a valid data source; otherwise, false.

The IsValidDataSource method considers component a valid data source if it implements the IHierarchicalDataSource interface.

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .

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

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0