TypeConverterGetStandardValues Method

Returns a collection of standard values for the data type this type converter is designed for when provided with a format context.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public virtual TypeConverter.StandardValuesCollection GetStandardValues(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context
virtual TypeConverter::StandardValuesCollection^ GetStandardValues(
	ITypeDescriptorContext^ context
abstract GetStandardValues : 
        context:ITypeDescriptorContext -> TypeConverter.StandardValuesCollection
override GetStandardValues : 
        context:ITypeDescriptorContext -> TypeConverter.StandardValuesCollection
Public Overridable Function GetStandardValues (
	context As ITypeDescriptorContext
) As TypeConverter.StandardValuesCollection



An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context that can be used to extract additional information about the environment from which this converter is invoked. This parameter or properties of this parameter can be null.

Return Value


A TypeConverterStandardValuesCollection that holds a standard set of valid values, or null if the data type does not support a standard set of values.


As implemented in TypeConverter, this method always returns null.

Notes to Inheritors:

Override this method if the type you want to convert supports standard values.


For an example on this function, see the TypeConverter class.

Version Information
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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