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DesignerOptionService.CreateOptionCollection Method

Creates a new DesignerOptionService.DesignerOptionCollection with the given name and adds it to the given parent.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.Design
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
protected DesignerOptionService.DesignerOptionCollection CreateOptionCollection(
	DesignerOptionService.DesignerOptionCollection parent,
	string name,
	Object value


Type: System.ComponentModel.Design.DesignerOptionService.DesignerOptionCollection

The parent designer option collection. All collections have a parent except the root object collection.

Type: System.String

The name of this collection.

Type: System.Object

The object providing properties for this collection. Can be null if the collection should not provide any properties.


parent or name is null.


name is an empty string.

The value parameter specifies an object whose public properties are used in the Properties collection of the option collection. The value parameter can be null if this options collection does not offer any properties. Properties are wrapped in such a way that passing anything into the component parameter of the PropertyDescriptor is ignored, and the value object is substituted.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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