CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)
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TimeSpanConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)


Gets a value indicating whether this converter can convert an object in the given source type to a TimeSpan using the specified context.

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

public override bool CanConvertFrom(
	ITypeDescriptorContext context,
	Type sourceType


Type: System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

Type: System.Type

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

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

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

This converter can only convert a TimeSpan object to and from a string.

The context parameter can be used to extract additional information about the environment this converter is being invoked from. This can be null, so always check. Also, properties on the context object can return null.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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