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ArrayEditor Class

Provides a user interface for editing arrays at design time.

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

public class ArrayEditor : CollectionEditor

The ArrayEditor type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodArrayEditorInitializes a new instance of ArrayEditor using the specified data type for the array.
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  NameDescription
Protected propertyCollectionItemTypeGets the data type of each item in the collection. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected propertyCollectionTypeGets the data type of the collection object. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected propertyContextGets a type descriptor that indicates the current context. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected propertyHelpTopicGets the Help keyword to display the Help topic or topic list for when the editor's dialog box Help button or the F1 key is pressed. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Public propertyIsDropDownResizableGets a value indicating whether drop-down editors should be resizable by the user. (Inherited from UITypeEditor.)
Protected propertyNewItemTypesGets the available types of items that can be created for this collection. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
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  NameDescription
Protected methodCancelChangesCancels changes to the collection. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected methodCanRemoveInstanceIndicates whether original members of the collection can be removed. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected methodCanSelectMultipleInstancesIndicates whether multiple collection items can be selected at once. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected methodCreateCollectionFormCreates a new form to display and edit the current collection. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected methodCreateCollectionItemTypeGets the data type that this collection is designed to contain. (Overrides CollectionEditor.CreateCollectionItemType().)
Protected methodCreateInstanceCreates a new instance of the specified collection item type. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected methodCreateNewItemTypesGets the data types that this collection editor can contain. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Protected methodDestroyInstanceDestroys the specified instance of the object. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Public methodEditValue(IServiceProvider, Object)Edits the value of the specified object using the editor style indicated by the GetEditStyle method. (Inherited from UITypeEditor.)
Public methodEditValue(ITypeDescriptorContext, IServiceProvider, Object)Edits the value of the specified object using the specified service provider and context. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
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.)
Protected methodGetDisplayTextRetrieves the display text for the given list item. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Public methodGetEditStyle()Gets the editor style used by the EditValue method. (Inherited from UITypeEditor.)
Public methodGetEditStyle(ITypeDescriptorContext)Gets the edit style used by the EditValue method. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGetItemsGets the items in the array. (Overrides CollectionEditor.GetItems(Object).)
Protected methodGetObjectsFromInstanceReturns a list containing the given object (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Public methodGetPaintValueSupported()Indicates whether this editor supports painting a representation of an object's value. (Inherited from UITypeEditor.)
Public methodGetPaintValueSupported(ITypeDescriptorContext)Indicates whether the specified context supports painting a representation of an object's value within the specified context. (Inherited from UITypeEditor.)
Protected methodGetServiceGets the requested service, if it is available. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodPaintValue(PaintValueEventArgs)Paints a representation of the value of an object using the specified PaintValueEventArgs. (Inherited from UITypeEditor.)
Public methodPaintValue(Object, Graphics, Rectangle)Paints a representation of the value of the specified object to the specified canvas. (Inherited from UITypeEditor.)
Protected methodSetItemsSets the items in the array. (Overrides CollectionEditor.SetItems(Object, Object[]).)
Protected methodShowHelpDisplays the default Help topic for the collection editor. (Inherited from CollectionEditor.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This editor can be used to edit arrays within the design-time environment.

The following code example demonstrates applying the System.ComponentModel.EditorAttribute to a property.


[EditorAttribute(typeof(System.ComponentModel.Design.ArrayEditor), typeof(System.Drawing.Design.UITypeEditor))]
public object[] componentArray
{
    get
    {
        return compArray;
    }
    set
    {
        compArray = value;
    }
}
private object[] compArray;


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.

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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