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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
public void Add (
	IComponent component, 
	String name
public function Add (
	component : IComponent, 
	name : String
Not applicable.



The component to add.


The unique, case-insensitive name to assign to the component.


a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), which leaves the component unnamed.

Exception typeCondition


component is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


name is not unique.

This method can be overridden by a derived class.

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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