PropertyDescriptorCollection.IDictionary.GetEnumerator Method

Returns an enumerator for this class.

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

IDictionaryEnumerator IDictionary.GetEnumerator()

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.IDictionaryEnumerator
An enumerator of type IEnumerator.



The following code example gets an enumerator for the properties on button1. It uses the enumerator to print the names of the properties in the collection. It requires that button1 and textBox1 have been instantiated on a form.

 private void MyEnumerator() {
    // Creates a new collection and assigns it the properties for button1.
    PropertyDescriptorCollection properties = TypeDescriptor.GetProperties(button1);

    // Creates an enumerator.
    IEnumerator ie = properties.GetEnumerator();

    // Prints the name of each property in the collection.
    Object myProperty;
    while(ie.MoveNext()==true) {
       myProperty = ie.Current;
       textBox1.Text += myProperty.ToString() + '\n';

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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