TypeDescriptor.Refresh Method (Module)

Clears the properties and events for the specified module from the cache.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Sub Refresh ( _
	module As Module _
)

Parameters

module
Type: System.Reflection.Module

The Module that represents the module to refresh. Each Type in this module will be refreshed.

Properties and events are cached by TypeDescriptor for speed. Typically, they are constant for the lifetime of an object. However, extender providers and designers can change the set of properties on an object. If they do, they can call this method to clear the property and event descriptors of the object. This method is used only at design time. It is not used during run time.

Before you make a call to the Refresh method to clear the cache, you need to call the GetProperties method for the specific module to cache the information first.

This method also raises a Refreshed event to notify all classes that want to be notified when the property set of a component changes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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