WebPart.EffectiveStorage property

Gets whether the instance of the Web Part returned is stored as personal instance or shared instance.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

Public ReadOnly Property EffectiveStorage As Storage
Dim instance As WebPart
Dim value As Storage

value = instance.EffectiveStorage

Property value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.Storage
A Storage enumeration that specifies how the current Web Part is stored.

A developer can use this property to determine the mode in which a Web Part is currently being rendered (Personal View = Storage.Personal, or Shared View = Storage.Shared), and use that information to create different behavior for each mode.