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TypeDescriptor.GetDefaultEvent Method (Object)

Returns the default event for the specified component.

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

public static EventDescriptor GetDefaultEvent(
	Object component


Type: System.Object
The component to get the event for.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.EventDescriptor
An EventDescriptor with the default event, or null if there are no events.


component is null.


component is a cross-process remoted object.

This method is equivalent to the overloaded GetDefaultEvent(Object, Boolean) method with a second parameter of false.

.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.