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_Type.IsAssignableFrom Method

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

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

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

bool IsAssignableFrom (
	Type c
)
boolean IsAssignableFrom (
	Type c
)
function IsAssignableFrom (
	c : Type
) : boolean

Parameters

c

The Type to compare with the current Type.

Return Value

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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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

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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