StringConverter.CanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type) Method

Definition

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

public:
 override bool CanConvertFrom(System::ComponentModel::ITypeDescriptorContext ^ context, Type ^ sourceType);
public override bool CanConvertFrom (System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext context, Type sourceType);
override this.CanConvertFrom : System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext * Type -> bool
Public Overrides Function CanConvertFrom (context As ITypeDescriptorContext, sourceType As Type) As Boolean

Parameters

context
ITypeDescriptorContext

An ITypeDescriptorContext that provides a format context.

sourceType
Type

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

Returns

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

Remarks

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.

Applies to

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