Export (0) Print
Expand All
1 out of 1 rated this helpful - Rate this topic

AssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider Class

Extends the metadata information for a class by adding attributes and property information that is defined in an associated class.

System.Object
  System.ComponentModel.TypeDescriptionProvider
    System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.AssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)
'Declaration
Public Class AssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider _
	Inherits TypeDescriptionProvider

The AssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodAssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider(Type)Initializes a new instance of the AssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider class by using the specified type.
Public methodAssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider(Type, Type)Initializes a new instance of the AssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider class by using the specified metadata provider type and associated type.
Top
  NameDescription
Public methodCreateInstanceCreates an object that can substitute for another data type. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetCacheGets a per-object cache, accessed as an IDictionary of key/value pairs. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetExtendedTypeDescriptorGets an extended custom type descriptor for the given object. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Protected methodGetExtenderProvidersGets the extender providers for the specified object. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetFullComponentNameGets the name of the specified component, or Nothing if the component has no name. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetReflectionType(Object)Performs normal reflection against the given object. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetReflectionType(Type)Performs normal reflection against a type. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetReflectionType(Type, Object)Performs normal reflection against the given object with the given type. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetRuntimeTypeConverts a reflection type into a runtime type. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeDescriptor(Object)Gets a custom type descriptor for the given object. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetTypeDescriptor(Type)Gets a custom type descriptor for the given type. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Public methodGetTypeDescriptor(Type, Object)Gets a type descriptor for the specified type and object. (Overrides TypeDescriptionProvider.GetTypeDescriptor(Type, Object).)
Public methodIsSupportedTypeGets a value that indicates whether the specified type is compatible with the type description and its chain of type description providers. (Inherited from TypeDescriptionProvider.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Top

The AssociatedMetadataTypeTypeDescriptionProvider class dynamically extends the type information associated with a type or object by adding, modifying, or hiding characteristics such as attributes, properties, and events. For more information, see TypeDescriptor.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
Did you find this helpful?
(1500 characters remaining)
Thank you for your feedback

Community Additions

ADD
Show:
© 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.