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ConfigurationConverterBase.CanConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

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

Determines whether the conversion is allowed.

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

public override bool CanConvertTo (
	ITypeDescriptorContext ctx,
	Type type
)
public boolean CanConvertTo (
	ITypeDescriptorContext ctx, 
	Type type
)
public override function CanConvertTo (
	ctx : ITypeDescriptorContext, 
	type : Type
) : boolean

Parameters

ctx

The ITypeDescriptorContext object used for type conversion.

type

The type to convert to.

Return Value

true if the conversion is allowed; otherwise, false.

The CanConvertFrom method determines whether the strings contained in the configuration file can be converted to the related strongly typed properties.

The following example code shows how to override the CanConvertFrom method to create a custom TimeSpan converter type. Also, the example shows how to use this type in a custom section.

public override bool CanConvertTo(
    ITypeDescriptorContext ctx, Type type)
{
    return (type == typeof(string));


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

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