IsAssignableFrom Method

_Type.IsAssignableFrom Method

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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