IDesignerHost.CreateComponent Method (Type, String)

Creates a component of the specified type and name, and adds it to the design document.

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

IComponent CreateComponent(
	Type componentClass,
	string name


Type: System.Type

The type of the component to create.

Type: System.String

The name for the component.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent
The newly created component.

If the type cannot be resolved into an object that implements IComponent, an exception is thrown.

This method creates the component and adds it to the designer container.

.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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