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ComplexBindingPropertiesAttribute Class

Specifies the data source and data member properties for a component that supports complex data binding. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Class)]
public sealed class ComplexBindingPropertiesAttribute : Attribute

The ComplexBindingPropertiesAttribute is used to specify the properties used with complex data binding, such as binding based on System.Collections.IList.

The ComplexBindingPropertiesAttribute attribute is specified at the class level. It is inheritable and does not allow multiple attributes on the same class.

A control can support both simple binding, with DefaultBindingPropertyAttribute, as well as complex binding.

For more information about using attributes, see Extending Metadata Using Attributes.

The following code example demonstrates using ComplexBindingPropertiesAttribute to identify a control's DataSource and DataMember properties for data binding. For a full code listing, see How to: Apply Attributes in Windows Forms Controls.

// This control demonstrates a simple logging capability. 
[ComplexBindingProperties("DataSource", "DataMember")]
[DefaultBindingProperty("TitleText")]
[DefaultEvent("ThresholdExceeded")]
[DefaultProperty("Threshold")]
[HelpKeywordAttribute(typeof(UserControl))]
[ToolboxItem("System.Windows.Forms.Design.AutoSizeToolboxItem,System.Design")]
public class AttributesDemoControl : UserControl
{
System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.ComponentModel.ComplexBindingPropertiesAttribute
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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