MediaTypeFormatter.CanReadType Method

Queries whether this MediaTypeFormatter can deserializean object of the specified type.

Namespace:  System.Net.Http.Formatting
Assembly:  System.Net.Http.Formatting (in System.Net.Http.Formatting.dll)


Public MustOverride Function CanReadType ( _
    type As Type _
) As Boolean
Dim instance As MediaTypeFormatter
Dim type As Type
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = instance.CanReadType(type)
public abstract bool CanReadType(
    Type type
virtual bool CanReadType(
    Type^ type
) abstract
abstract CanReadType : 
        type:Type -> bool 
public abstract function CanReadType(
    type : Type
) : boolean


Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the MediaTypeFormatter can deserialize the type; otherwise, false.


Derived classes must implement this method and indicate whether a type can be deserialized.

See Also


MediaTypeFormatter Class

System.Net.Http.Formatting Namespace