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TypeDescriptor.GetConverter Method (Object, Boolean)

Returns a type converter for the type of the specified component with a custom type descriptor.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public static TypeConverter GetConverter(
	Object component,
	bool noCustomTypeDesc
)

Parameters

component
Type: System.Object

A component to get the converter for.

noCustomTypeDesc
Type: System.Boolean

true to consider custom type description information; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.TypeConverter
A TypeConverter for the specified component.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

component is null.

NotSupportedException

component is a cross-process remoted object.

This method looks for the appropriate type converter by trying to find a TypeConverterAttribute. If it cannot find a TypeConverterAttribute, it traverses the base class hierarchy of the class until it finds a primitive type.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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