Provides functionality required by all components.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
Component is the default implementation of and serves as the base class for all components in the common language runtime.
You can contain components in a container. In this context, containment refers to logical containment, not visual containment. You can use components and containers in a variety of scenarios, both visual and non visual.
A component interacts with its container primarily through a container-provided ISite, which is a repository of container-specific per-component information.Notes to Implementers
To be a component, a class must implement the interface and provide a basic constructor that requires no parameters or a single parameter of type IContainer. For more information about implementing , see Programming with Components.
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.