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Check if Type is numeric, text or date

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework


How can i check if a type (of class Type) is numeric, text or date? Is there a simple method for this already?
Currently I'm checking it like this:

if(type == typeof(Int16) || type == typeof(UInt16) || type == typeof(Int32) ... and so on) return "numeric";

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