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TypeDescriptionProvider Constructor (TypeDescriptionProvider)

Initializes a new instance of the TypeDescriptionProvider class using a parent type description provider.

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

protected TypeDescriptionProvider(
	TypeDescriptionProvider parent
)

Parameters

parent
Type: System.ComponentModel.TypeDescriptionProvider
The parent type description provider.

If the parent parameter is null, all TypeDescriptionProvider methods will return default values. Otherwise, all TypeDescriptionProvider methods will delegate to the methods of parent.

The following table shows the default return values for TypeDescriptionProvider methods.

Method

Default return value

GetCache

null

CreateInstance

A newly created object through a call to the CreateInstance method.

GetExtendedTypeDescriptor

A default instance of a CustomTypeDescriptor class.

GetTypeDescriptor

A default instance of a CustomTypeDescriptor class.

GetReflectionType

The objectType first parameter.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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