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TypeDescriptionProvider Constructor (TypeDescriptionProvider)

Initializes a new instance of the TypeDescriptionProvider class using a parent type description provider.

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

protected TypeDescriptionProvider(
	TypeDescriptionProvider parent
)

Parameters

parent
Type: System.ComponentModel.TypeDescriptionProvider

The parent type description provider.

If the parent parameter is null, all TypeDescriptionProvider methods will return default values. Otherwise, all TypeDescriptionProvider methods will delegate to the methods of parent.

The following table shows the default return values for TypeDescriptionProvider methods.

Method

Default return value

GetCache

null

CreateInstance

A newly created object through a call to the CreateInstance method.

GetExtendedTypeDescriptor

A default instance of a CustomTypeDescriptor class.

GetTypeDescriptor

A default instance of a CustomTypeDescriptor class.

GetReflectionType

The objectType first parameter.

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
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