GetProviderType Method
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WebPartTransformerAttribute.GetProviderType Method (Type)


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


Type: System.Type

The type of transformer.

Return Value

Type: System.Type

The Type of the provider connection point.

Exception Condition

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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