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DesignerAttribute Constructor (String, Type)

Initializes a new instance of the DesignerAttribute class, using the name of the designer class and the base class for the designer.

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

public DesignerAttribute(
	string designerTypeName,
	Type designerBaseType


Type: System.String
The concatenation of the fully qualified name of the type that provides design-time services for the component this attribute is bound to, and the name of the assembly this type resides in.
Type: System.Type
A Type that represents the base class to associate with the designerTypeName.

The class you use for the design-time services must implement the IDesigner interface.

The designerBaseType parameter allows you to attach more than one type of designer for a given class.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.