DataSourceIDConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)


Gets a value indicating whether this converter can convert an object in the specified source type to the native type of the converter.

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

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An object implementing the ITypeDescriptorContext that provides information about a context to a type converter so that the type converter can perform a conversion.

Type: System.Type

The Type of the object for which conversion is being requested.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if sourceType is a string; otherwise, false.

The ConvertFrom method can only convert from a string, so the CanConvertFrom only returns true when sourcetype is a string.

The CanConvertFrom does not use the context parameter.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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