ComposablePart Class

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Defines the abstract base class for composable parts, which import objects and produce exported objects.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Composition.Primitives
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.Composition (in System.ComponentModel.Composition.dll)


Public MustInherit Class ComposablePart
public abstract class ComposablePart

The ComposablePart type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Protected method ComposablePart Initializes a new instance of the ComposablePart class.



  Name Description
Public property ExportDefinitions Gets a collection of the ExportDefinition objects that describe the exported objects provided by the part.
Public property ImportDefinitions Gets a collection of the ImportDefinition objects that describe the imported objects required by the part.
Public property Metadata Gets the metadata of the ComposablePart object.



  Name Description
Public method Activate Called when all the imports of the part have been set, and exports can be retrieved.
Public method Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetExportedValue Gets the exported object described by the specified ExportDefinition object.
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method SetImport Sets the import described by the specified ImportDefinition object to be satisfied by the specified exports.
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)


Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4


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.