TypeDescriptor.GetEvents Method (Object)

Returns the collection of events for the specified component.

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

public static EventDescriptorCollection GetEvents (
	Object component
public static EventDescriptorCollection GetEvents (
	Object component
public static function GetEvents (
	component : Object
) : EventDescriptorCollection
Not applicable.



A component to get the events for.

Return Value

An EventDescriptorCollection with the events for this component.

Exception typeCondition


component is a cross-process remoted object.

Retrieves a collection of events that the given component parameter instance provides. This collection can differ from the set of events the class provides. If the component parameter is sited, the site can add or remove additional events.

If component is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), then an empty collection is returned.

The order of the returned collection is not guaranteed to be identical between calls, so always order it before use.

For an example of this method, see the Count property.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0