Extending Properties and the Property Window

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The Properties window is used to view and edit the design-time properties and events of selected objects.

When you select an object in Visual Studio, the public properties of that object appear in the Properties window. For more information, see Properties Window Overview.

In This Section

Exposing Properties to the Properties Window
Explains how you can have your custom properties displayed in the Properties window.

Getting Project Properties
Explains how to get project properties.