UserContextTypeConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

This method is not used by the Visual Studio SDK. Indicates whether this converter can convert an object in the given source type to a Help context by using the specified format context.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Design
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.11.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.11.0.dll)


Public Overrides Function CanConvertFrom ( _
    context As ITypeDescriptorContext, _
    sourceType As Type _
) As Boolean
public override bool CanConvertFrom(
    ITypeDescriptorContext context,
    Type sourceType
virtual bool CanConvertFrom(
    ITypeDescriptorContext^ context, 
    Type^ sourceType
) override
abstract CanConvertFrom : 
        context:ITypeDescriptorContext * 
        sourceType:Type -> bool  
override CanConvertFrom : 
        context:ITypeDescriptorContext * 
        sourceType:Type -> bool
public override function CanConvertFrom(
    context : ITypeDescriptorContext, 
    sourceType : Type
) : boolean


  • context
    Type: ITypeDescriptorContext

    The format context.

  • sourceType
    Type: Type

    The type to convert from.

Return Value

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


This converter can only convert a Help context to and from a string.

.NET Framework Security

See Also


UserContextTypeConverter Class

CanConvertFrom Overload

Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Design Namespace