This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

Container.Add Method (IComponent, String)

Adds the specified Component to the Container and assigns it a name.

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

public virtual void Add(
	IComponent component,
	string name


Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent
The component to add.
Type: System.String
The unique, case-insensitive name to assign to the component.
null, which leaves the component unnamed.


IContainer.Add(IComponent, String)


component is null.


name is not unique.

This method can be overridden by a derived class.

The new Component is added to the end of the list.

.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.