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TypeConverter.GetCreateInstanceSupported Method (ITypeDescriptorContext)

Returns whether changing a value on this object requires a call to CreateInstance to create a new value, using the specified context.

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

public virtual bool GetCreateInstanceSupported(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if changing a property on this object requires a call to CreateInstance to create a new value; otherwise, false.

As implemented in this class, this method always returns false.

Notes to Inheritors:

Override this method if the type you want to convert must re-create the object to change its value.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0