DesignerActionTextItem DesignerActionTextItem DesignerActionTextItem DesignerActionTextItem Class

Definition

Represents a static text item on a smart tag panel.

public ref class DesignerActionTextItem : System::ComponentModel::Design::DesignerActionItem
public class DesignerActionTextItem : System.ComponentModel.Design.DesignerActionItem
type DesignerActionTextItem = class
    inherit DesignerActionItem
Public Class DesignerActionTextItem
Inherits DesignerActionItem
Inheritance
DesignerActionTextItemDesignerActionTextItemDesignerActionTextItemDesignerActionTextItem
Derived

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to create a collection of DesignerActionItem objects.

For a full example of implementing smart tags, see How to: Attach Smart Tags to a Windows Forms Component.

public override DesignerActionItemCollection GetSortedActionItems()
{
    DesignerActionItemCollection items = new DesignerActionItemCollection();

    //Define static section header entries.
    items.Add(new DesignerActionHeaderItem("Appearance"));
    items.Add(new DesignerActionHeaderItem("Information"));

    //Boolean property for locking color selections.
    items.Add(new DesignerActionPropertyItem("LockColors",
                     "Lock Colors", "Appearance",
                     "Locks the color properties."));
    if (!LockColors)
    {
        items.Add(new DesignerActionPropertyItem("BackColor",
                         "Back Color", "Appearance",
                         "Selects the background color."));
        items.Add(new DesignerActionPropertyItem("ForeColor",
                         "Fore Color", "Appearance",
                         "Selects the foreground color."));

        //This next method item is also added to the context menu 
        // (as a designer verb).
        items.Add(new DesignerActionMethodItem(this,
                         "InvertColors", "Invert Colors",
                         "Appearance",
                         "Inverts the fore and background colors.",
                          true));
    }
    items.Add(new DesignerActionPropertyItem("Text",
                     "Text String", "Appearance",
                     "Sets the display text."));

    //Create entries for static Information section.
    StringBuilder location = new StringBuilder("Location: ");
    location.Append(colLabel.Location);
    StringBuilder size = new StringBuilder("Size: ");
    size.Append(colLabel.Size);
    items.Add(new DesignerActionTextItem(location.ToString(),
                     "Information"));
    items.Add(new DesignerActionTextItem(size.ToString(),
                     "Information"));

    return items;
}
Public Overrides Function GetSortedActionItems() _
As DesignerActionItemCollection
    Dim items As New DesignerActionItemCollection()

    'Define static section header entries.
    items.Add(New DesignerActionHeaderItem("Appearance"))
    items.Add(New DesignerActionHeaderItem("Information"))

    'Boolean property for locking color selections.
    items.Add(New DesignerActionPropertyItem( _
    "LockColors", _
    "Lock Colors", _
    "Appearance", _
    "Locks the color properties."))

    If Not LockColors Then
        items.Add( _
        New DesignerActionPropertyItem( _
        "BackColor", _
        "Back Color", _
        "Appearance", _
        "Selects the background color."))

        items.Add( _
        New DesignerActionPropertyItem( _
        "ForeColor", _
        "Fore Color", _
        "Appearance", _
        "Selects the foreground color."))

        'This next method item is also added to the context menu 
        ' (as a designer verb).
        items.Add( _
        New DesignerActionMethodItem( _
        Me, _
        "InvertColors", _
        "Invert Colors", _
        "Appearance", _
        "Inverts the fore and background colors.", _
        True))
    End If
    items.Add( _
    New DesignerActionPropertyItem( _
    "Text", _
    "Text String", _
    "Appearance", _
    "Sets the display text."))

    'Create entries for static Information section.
    Dim location As New StringBuilder("Location: ")
    location.Append(colLabel.Location)
    Dim size As New StringBuilder("Size: ")
    size.Append(colLabel.Size)

    items.Add( _
    New DesignerActionTextItem( _
    location.ToString(), _
    "Information"))

    items.Add( _
    New DesignerActionTextItem( _
    size.ToString(), _
    "Information"))

    Return items
End Function

Remarks

The DesignerActionTextItem class represents individual static text items in a smart tag panel. Individual items are associated together to form a panel by returning the group from a call to the GetSortedActionItems method.

Most commonly, a static text item is used to create an informative label in a panel. Clicking on a static text item causes no action. The derived type DesignerActionHeaderItem is typically used to create labels to separate categories.

Constructors

DesignerActionTextItem(String, String) DesignerActionTextItem(String, String) DesignerActionTextItem(String, String) DesignerActionTextItem(String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the DesignerActionTextItem class.

Properties

AllowAssociate AllowAssociate AllowAssociate AllowAssociate

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to allow this item to be placed into a group of items that have the same Category property value.

(Inherited from DesignerActionItem)
Category Category Category Category

Gets the group name for an item.

(Inherited from DesignerActionItem)
Description Description Description Description

Gets the supplemental text for the item.

(Inherited from DesignerActionItem)
DisplayName DisplayName DisplayName DisplayName

Gets the text for this item.

(Inherited from DesignerActionItem)
Properties Properties Properties Properties

Gets a reference to a collection that can be used to store programmer-defined key/value pairs.

(Inherited from DesignerActionItem)
ShowInSourceView ShowInSourceView ShowInSourceView ShowInSourceView

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether this item appears in source code view.

(Inherited from DesignerActionItem)

Methods

Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to

See also