TypeConverter.CanConvertTo Method (Type)

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

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function CanConvertTo ( _
    destinationType As Type _
) As Boolean
public bool CanConvertTo(
    Type destinationType
)

Parameters

  • destinationType
    Type: System.Type
    The type you want to convert to.

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 (CanConvertTo(ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)) passing a null 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.