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UriTypeConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

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

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

public override bool CanConvertFrom (
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType
public boolean CanConvertFrom (
	ITypeDescriptorContext context, 
	Type sourceType
public override function CanConvertFrom (
	context : ITypeDescriptorContext, 
	sourceType : Type
) : boolean



An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.


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

Return Value

true if sourceType is a String type or a Uri type can be assigned from sourceType; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition


sourceType is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0