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CanConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)
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DateTimeConverter.CanConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Gets a value indicating whether this converter can convert an object to the given destination type using the context.

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

public override bool CanConvertTo(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type destinationType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

destinationType
Type: System.Type

A Type that represents the type you wish to convert to.

Return Value

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

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This can be null, so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

Notes to Inheritors

Override this method to provide your own conversion requirements.

.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
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