_Type.IsAssignableFrom Method (Type)

 

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the Type.IsAssignableFrom method.

Namespace:   System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

bool IsAssignableFrom(
	Type c
)

Parameters

c
Type: System.Type

The Type to compare with the current Type.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if c 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 implements, or if c is a generic type parameter and the current Type represents one of the constraints of c. false if none of these conditions are the case, or if c is null.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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