ShapeElement.InitializeShapeFields Method

Initializes the list of fields that represent parts of the shape such as labels, icons, rows of text, and background images. Called once per class.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Diagrams
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.Diagrams.11.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.Diagrams.11.0.dll)


Protected Overridable Sub InitializeShapeFields ( _
    shapeFields As IList(Of ShapeField) _
protected virtual void InitializeShapeFields(
    IList<ShapeField> shapeFields
virtual void InitializeShapeFields(
    IList<ShapeField^>^ shapeFields
abstract InitializeShapeFields : 
        shapeFields:IList<ShapeField> -> unit  
override InitializeShapeFields : 
        shapeFields:IList<ShapeField> -> unit
protected function InitializeShapeFields(
    shapeFields : IList<ShapeField>


  • shapeFields
    Type: IList<ShapeField>

    The list to which this method should add instances of ShapeField.


To add or modify the shape fields for this shape class, you can override this method. You must set the Generates Double Derived property of the shape class in the DSL Definition.

This method is called once to initialize the class. It is not called for each instance.

For an example, see ImageField.

.NET Framework Security

See Also


ShapeElement Class

Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Diagrams Namespace