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FilterUIHintAttribute Class

Represents an attribute that is used to specify the filtering behavior for a column.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.FilterUIHintAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Property|AttributeTargets.Field, AllowMultiple = false)]
public sealed class FilterUIHintAttribute : Attribute

The FilterUIHintAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFilterUIHintAttribute(String)Initializes a new instance of the FilterUIHintAttribute class by using the filter UI hint.
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFilterUIHintAttribute(String, String)Initializes a new instance of the FilterUIHintAttribute class by using the filter UI hint and presentation layer name.
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFilterUIHintAttribute(String, String, Object[])Initializes a new instance of the FilterUIHintAttribute class by using the filter UI hint, presentation layer name, and control parameters.
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  NameDescription
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsControlParametersGets the name/value pairs that are used as parameters in the control's constructor.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFilterUIHintGets the name of the control to use for filtering.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsPresentationLayerGets the name of the presentation layer that supports this control.
Public propertyTypeIdReturns the unique identifier for this attribute instance. (Overrides Attribute.TypeId.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEqualsReturns a value that indicates whether this attribute instance is equal to a specified object. (Overrides Attribute.Equals(Object).)
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this attribute instance. (Overrides Attribute.GetHashCode().)
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodIsDefaultAttributeWhen overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetIDsOfNamesMaps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoRetrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCountRetrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.InvokeProvides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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The following example shows how to replace default filters on the product entity.

MetadataType(typeof(Product_MD))]
public partial class Product {
    private class Product_MD {
        [FilterUIHint("MultiForeignKey")]
        public object Category { get; set; }
        [FilterUIHint("BooleanRadio")]
        public object Discontinued { get; set; }
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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