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TypeBuilder.IsAssignableFrom Method

Determines whether an instance of the current Type can be assigned from an instance of the specified Type.

[Visual Basic]
Overrides Public Function IsAssignableFrom( _
   ByVal c As Type _
) As Boolean
public override bool IsAssignableFrom(
 Type c
public: bool IsAssignableFrom(
 Type* c
public override function IsAssignableFrom(
   c : Type
) : Boolean;


The Type to compare with the current Type.

Return Value

true if the c parameter and the current Type represent the same type, or if the current Type is in the inheritance hierarchy of c, or if the current Type is an interface that c supports. false if none of these conditions are the case, or if c is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


This method can be overridden by a derived class.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

TypeBuilder Class | TypeBuilder Members | System.Reflection.Emit Namespace