ConfigurationConverterBase::CanConvertTo Method (ITypeDescriptorContext^, Type^)


Determines whether the conversion is allowed.

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

virtual bool CanConvertTo(
	ITypeDescriptorContext^ ctx,
	Type^ type
) override


Type: System.ComponentModel::ITypeDescriptorContext^

The ITypeDescriptorContext object used for type conversion.

Type: System::Type^

The type to convert to.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean

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.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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