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DataSourceViewSchemaConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

 

Indicates whether the specified source type can be converted to the type of the associated control property.

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 implementation that can be used to gain additional context information.

sourceType
Type: System.Type

The type to convert from.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the converter can perform the conversion; otherwise, false.

Call the CanConvertFrom method to determine whether the ConvertFrom method supports converting the source type.

The ConvertFrom method can convert only from a string, so the CanConvertFrom method returns true when sourceType is a string.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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