DataFieldConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

Gets a value indicating whether the converter can convert an object of the specified source type to the native type of the converter.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.Design
Assembly:  System.Design (in System.Design.dll)

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext object that can be used to gain additional context information.

sourceType
Type: System.Type

A Type that represents the type you wish to convert from.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the converter can perform the conversion; otherwise, false.

This method returns true if the source type is a string. Otherwise, this method always returns false.

Notes to Inheritors

Override this method to meet your own conversion requirements.

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment the converter is being invoked from. It might be null, so you should always check. Also, properties of the context object might also return null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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