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TypeDescriptor.ComObjectType Property

Gets the type of the Component Object Model (COM) object represented by the target component.

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

public static Type ComObjectType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Type
The Type of the COM object represented by this component, or null for non-COM objects.

The ComObjectType property returns a type that can be passed to the AddProvider(TypeDescriptionProvider, Type) method to define a type description provider for COM types.

The ComObjectType property and other members in this class replace the functionality in the obsolete IComNativeDescriptorHandler interface. To implement a mapping layer between a COM object and TypeDescriptor, add a TypeDescriptionProvider to handle type ComObjectType.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

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