TypeConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (Type)

Returns whether the type converter can convert an object from the specified type to the type of this converter.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function CanConvertFrom ( _
    sourceType As Type _
) As Boolean
public bool CanConvertFrom(
    Type sourceType
)

Parameters

  • sourceType
    Type: System.Type
    The type you want to convert from.

Return Value

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

Remarks

Notes to Implementers

The base implementation calls the other signature (CanConvertFrom(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)) passing a null for context.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.