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UIHintAttribute Class

Designates the control and values to use to display the associated entity member.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.UIHintAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Property|AttributeTargets.Field, AllowMultiple = true)]
public class UIHintAttribute : Attribute

The UIHintAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodUIHintAttribute(String)Initializes a new instance of the UIHintAttribute class with the specified name of the control to use to display the member.
Public methodUIHintAttribute(String, String)Initializes a new instance of the UIHintAttribute class with the specified name of the control to use to display the member and the presentation layer for the control.
Public methodUIHintAttribute(String, String, Object[])Initializes a new instance of the UIHintAttribute class with the specified name of the control to use to display the member, the presentation layer for the control, and the parameters to use when creating an instance of the control.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyControlParametersGets a collection of values to use as parameters when creating an instance of the presentation control.
Public propertyPresentationLayerGets the name of the presentation layer that supports the control type in the UIHint property.
Public propertyUIHintGets the name of the control to use to display the associated member.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsReturns a value that indicates whether this instance has the same value as the specified object. (Overrides Attribute.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns a hash code for this instance. (Overrides Attribute.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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You use the UIHintAttribute attribute to specify a customized class to use for rendering data for an entity property. You provide the name of the class in the attribute constructor.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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