DesignerProperties Class

Provides attached properties that can be used to communicate with a designer.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.ComponentModel.DesignerProperties

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class DesignerProperties
public static class DesignerProperties

The DesignerProperties type exposes the following members.

Properties

  Name Description
Public propertyStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsInDesignTool Gets a value that indicates whether the element is running in the context of a designer.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone RefreshOnlyXmlnsDefinitionsOnAssemblyReplace Gets or sets a value that indicates whether all the metadata associated with an assembly or just the xmlns namespace definitions should be refreshed in the designer when an assembly is recompiled.

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Attached Properties

  Name Description
Public attached propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsInDesignMode Gets or sets whether a DependencyObject is running in the context of a designer.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetIsInDesignMode Gets the value of the IsInDesignMode attached property for the specified UIElement.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SetIsInDesignMode Sets the value of the IsInDesignMode attached property to a specified element.

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Fields

  Name Description
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsInDesignModeProperty Identifies the IsInDesignMode attached property.

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Remarks

The DesignerProperties class provides attached properties that can be used to query the state of a control when it is running in a designer. Designer tools will set values for properties on objects that are running in the designer.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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.

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