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TypeConverter.CreateInstance Method (IDictionary)

Re-creates an Object given a set of property values for the object.

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

public Object CreateInstance(
	IDictionary propertyValues
)

Parameters

propertyValues
Type: System.Collections.IDictionary

An IDictionary that represents a dictionary of new property values.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object representing the given IDictionary, or null if the object cannot be created. This method always returns null.

Use this method for objects that are immutable, but for which you want to provide changeable properties.

The dictionary provided by the propertyValues parameter has a series of name/value pairs, one for each property returned from GetProperties.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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

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