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WebPartTransformerAttribute.GetProviderType Method

Returns the provider type a transformer can accept on a connection point.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public static Type GetProviderType (
	Type transformerType
public static Type GetProviderType (
	Type transformerType
public static function GetProviderType (
	transformerType : Type
) : Type
Not applicable.



The type of transformer.

Return Value

The Type of the provider connection point.

Exception typeCondition


transformerType is not specified.


transformerType is not an object derived from the WebPartTransformer class.

The WebPartManager object and WebPartConnection object use the GetProviderType method to determine whether the provider type of the transformer matches the provider connection point of the Web Parts control.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0