DesignPropertyDescriptor Class

A specialization of PropertyDescriptor that allows customization of the display name of the property in the property grid.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0.dll)


Public Class DesignPropertyDescriptor _
    Inherits PropertyDescriptor
public class DesignPropertyDescriptor : PropertyDescriptor
public ref class DesignPropertyDescriptor : public PropertyDescriptor
type DesignPropertyDescriptor =  
        inherit PropertyDescriptor
public class DesignPropertyDescriptor extends PropertyDescriptor

The DesignPropertyDescriptor type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public method DesignPropertyDescriptor Initializes a new instance of DesignPropertyDescriptor for the specified property descriptor.



  Name Description
Protected property AttributeArray Gets or sets an array of attributes. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Public property Attributes Gets the collection of attributes for this member. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Public property Category Gets the name of the category to which the member belongs, as specified in the CategoryAttribute. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Public property ComponentType Gets the component type. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.ComponentType.)
Public property Converter Gets the type converter for the property. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.Converter.)
Public property Description Gets the description of the member, as specified in the DescriptionAttribute. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Public property DesignTimeOnly Gets whether this member should be set only at design time, as specified in the DesignOnlyAttribute. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Public property DisplayName Gets the display name for this property. (Overrides MemberDescriptor.DisplayName.)
Public property IsBrowsable Gets a value indicating whether the member is browsable, as specified in the BrowsableAttribute. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Public property IsLocalizable Gets a value indicating whether this property should be localized, as specified in the LocalizableAttribute. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public property IsReadOnly Gets whether or not the property is read-only. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.IsReadOnly.)
Public property Name Gets the name of the member. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Protected property NameHashCode Gets the hash code for the name of the member, as specified in GetHashCode. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Public property PropertyType Gets the type of the property. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.PropertyType.)
Public property SerializationVisibility Gets a value indicating whether this property should be serialized, as specified in the DesignerSerializationVisibilityAttribute. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public property SupportsChangeEvents Gets a value indicating whether value change notifications for this property may originate from outside the property descriptor. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)



  Name Description
Public method AddValueChanged Enables other objects to be notified when this property changes. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method CanResetValue Determines whether or not resetting the object changes its value. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.CanResetValue(Object).)
Protected method CreateAttributeCollection Creates a collection of attributes using the array of attributes passed to the constructor. (Inherited from MemberDescriptor.)
Protected method CreateInstance Creates an instance of the specified type. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method Equals Compares this to another object to see if they are equivalent. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Protected method FillAttributes Adds the attributes of the PropertyDescriptor to the specified list of attributes in the parent class. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Protected method Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetChildProperties() Returns the default PropertyDescriptorCollection. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method GetChildProperties(array<Attribute[]) Returns a PropertyDescriptorCollection using a specified array of attributes as a filter. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method GetChildProperties(Object) Returns a PropertyDescriptorCollection for a given object. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method GetChildProperties(Object, array<Attribute[]) Returns a PropertyDescriptorCollection for a given object using a specified array of attributes as a filter. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method GetEditor Gets an editor of the specified type. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.GetEditor(Type).)
Public method GetHashCode Returns the hash code for this object. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Protected method GetInvocationTarget This method returns the object that should be used during invocation of members. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method GetTypeFromName Returns a type using its name. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method GetTypeFromNameProperty Converts the name to a Type.
Public method GetValue Gets the value of the property. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.GetValue(Object).)
Protected method GetValueChangedHandler Retrieves the current set of ValueChanged event handlers for a specific component (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method OnValueChanged Raises the ValueChanged event that you implemented. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method RemoveValueChanged Enables other objects to be notified when this property changes. (Inherited from PropertyDescriptor.)
Public method ResetValue Resets the value to the default value. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.ResetValue(Object).)
Public method SetValue Sets the value of the property to the specified value. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.SetValue(Object, Object).)
Public method ShouldSerializeValue Determines whether or not the property's value should be persisted. (Overrides PropertyDescriptor.ShouldSerializeValue(Object).)
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)


Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell Namespace