PropertyPathConverter.CanConvertFrom Method (ITypeDescriptorContext, Type)

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Returns whether this converter can convert an object of one type to the PropertyPath type.

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


Public Overrides Function CanConvertFrom ( _
    context As ITypeDescriptorContext, _
    sourceType As Type _
) As Boolean
public override bool CanConvertFrom(
    ITypeDescriptorContext context,
    Type sourceType


  • sourceType
    Type: System.Type
    A Type that represents the type you want to convert from.

Return Value

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


This implementation only returns true for a sourceType value of String.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

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


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