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ActivityDesigner.Initialize Method

Initializes the designer with the associated Activity.

Namespace: System.Workflow.ComponentModel.Design
Assembly: System.Workflow.ComponentModel (in system.workflow.componentmodel.dll)

protected virtual void Initialize (
	Activity activity
)
protected void Initialize (
	Activity activity
)
protected function Initialize (
	activity : Activity
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

activity

The Activity with which the designer should be initialized.

Initialize loads the designer with the Activity specified. The designer loads the Activity service, updates the verbs associated with the activity and assigns the default text and image to the designer.

The following example shows how to override the base class implementation of the Initialize method. The Initialize method in this example is loading a Bitmap object from an embedded resource. The ToolboxImage resource is the Image that is used when the base ActivityDesigner class draws the custom ActivityDesigner.

protected override void Initialize(Activity activity)
{
    base.Initialize(activity);
    Bitmap bmp = Properties.Resources.ToolboxImage;
    bmp.MakeTransparent();
    this.Image = bmp;
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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