TypeDescriptor.GetEvents Method (Object)


The .NET API Reference documentation has a new home. Visit the .NET API Browser on docs.microsoft.com to see the new experience.

Returns the collection of events for the specified component.

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

public static EventDescriptorCollection GetEvents(
	object component


Type: System.Object

A component to get the events for.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.EventDescriptorCollection

An EventDescriptorCollection with the events for this component.

Exception Condition

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 null, 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.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Return to top