.NET Framework Class Library
TypeConverterCanConvertFrom Method (Type)

Returns whether this converter can convert an object of the given type to the type of this converter.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
Public Function CanConvertFrom ( _
	sourceType As [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
) As [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_1%]
public [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] CanConvertFrom(
	[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_1%] sourceType
[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%] CanConvertFrom(
	[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_1%]^ sourceType
member CanConvertFrom : 
        sourceType:[%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%]
public function CanConvertFrom(
	sourceType : [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_0%]
) : [%$TOPIC/92580th5_en-us_VS_110_1_0_4_0_1%]


Type: SystemType

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

Return Value

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

As implemented in this class, this method always returns false. It never returns true.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8