UserContextTypeConverter Class

Note: This API is now obsolete.

This class is not used by the Visual Studio SDK. (See Remarks.) Provides a type converter that converts between values of Help contexts and text.

Inheritance Hierarchy

Object
  TypeConverter
    Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Design.UserContextTypeConverter

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

Syntax

'Declaration
<ObsoleteAttribute("This class is deprecated.  Use the facilities in the DSL domain model to define help system bindings.")> _
Public Class UserContextTypeConverter _
    Inherits TypeConverter
[ObsoleteAttribute("This class is deprecated.  Use the facilities in the DSL domain model to define help system bindings.")]
public class UserContextTypeConverter : TypeConverter
[ObsoleteAttribute(L"This class is deprecated.  Use the facilities in the DSL domain model to define help system bindings.")]
public ref class UserContextTypeConverter : public TypeConverter
[<ObsoleteAttribute("This class is deprecated.  Use the facilities in the DSL domain model to define help system bindings.")>]
type UserContextTypeConverter =  
    class 
        inherit TypeConverter 
    end
public class UserContextTypeConverter extends TypeConverter

The UserContextTypeConverter type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public method UserContextTypeConverter This constructor is not used by the Visual Studio SDK. Initializes a new instance of the UserContextTypeConverter class.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public method CanConvertFrom(Type) Returns whether this converter can convert an object of the given type to the type of this converter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CanConvertFrom(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. (Overrides TypeConverter.CanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type).)
Public method CanConvertTo(Type) Returns whether this converter can convert the object to the specified type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CanConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type) This method is not used by the Visual Studio SDK. Indicates whether this converter can convert the Help context to the specified type by using the specified format context. (Overrides TypeConverter.CanConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type).)
Public method ConvertFrom(Object) Converts the given value to the type of this converter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object) This method is not used by the Visual Studio SDK. Converts the specified value object to a Help context object by using the specified format context. (Overrides TypeConverter.ConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object).)
Public method ConvertFromInvariantString(String) Converts the given string to the type of this converter, using the invariant culture. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromInvariantString(ITypeDescriptorContext, String) Converts the given string to the type of this converter, using the invariant culture and the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromString(String) Converts the specified text to an object. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromString(ITypeDescriptorContext, String) Converts the given text to an object, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertFromString(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, String) Converts the given text to an object, using the specified context and culture information. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertTo(Object, Type) Converts the given value object to the specified type, using the arguments. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type) This method is not used by the Visual Studio SDK. Converts the Help context to the specified type by using the specified format context. (Overrides TypeConverter.ConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object, Type).)
Public method ConvertToInvariantString(Object) Converts the specified value to a culture-invariant string representation. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToInvariantString(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object) Converts the specified value to a culture-invariant string representation, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToString(Object) Converts the specified value to a string representation. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToString(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object) Converts the given value to a string representation, using the given context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ConvertToString(ITypeDescriptorContext, CultureInfo, Object) Converts the given value to a string representation, using the specified context and culture information. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CreateInstance(IDictionary) Re-creates an Object given a set of property values for the object. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method CreateInstance(ITypeDescriptorContext, IDictionary) Creates an instance of the type that this TypeConverter is associated with, using the specified context, given a set of property values for the object. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method Equals Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method GetConvertFromException Returns an exception to throw when a conversion cannot be performed. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Protected method GetConvertToException Returns an exception to throw when a conversion cannot be performed. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetCreateInstanceSupported Returns whether changing a value on this object requires a call to the CreateInstance method to create a new value. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetCreateInstanceSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext) Returns whether changing a value on this object requires a call to CreateInstance to create a new value, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetProperties(Object) Returns a collection of properties for the type of array specified by the value parameter. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetProperties(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object) Returns a collection of properties for the type of array specified by the value parameter, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetProperties(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object, Attribute) Returns a collection of properties for the type of array specified by the value parameter, using the specified context and attributes. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetPropertiesSupported Returns whether this object supports properties. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetPropertiesSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext) Returns whether this object supports properties, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValues Returns a collection of standard values from the default context for the data type this type converter is designed for. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValues(ITypeDescriptorContext) Returns a collection of standard values for the data type this type converter is designed for when provided with a format context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValuesExclusive Returns whether the collection of standard values returned from GetStandardValues is an exclusive list. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValuesExclusive(ITypeDescriptorContext) Returns whether the collection of standard values returned from GetStandardValues is an exclusive list of possible values, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValuesSupported Returns whether this object supports a standard set of values that can be picked from a list. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetStandardValuesSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext) Returns whether this object supports a standard set of values that can be picked from a list, using the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method IsValid(Object) Returns whether the given value object is valid for this type. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method IsValid(ITypeDescriptorContext, Object) Returns whether the given value object is valid for this type and for the specified context. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method SortProperties Sorts a collection of properties. (Inherited from TypeConverter.)
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Remarks

The DSL Tools use types in the System.ComponentModel.Design namespace to support the display of Help topics.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

Reference

Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Design Namespace

HelpKeywordAttribute

HelpKeywordType

IHelpService