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CommonDialog Class

An abstract base class for displaying common Win32 dialogs.


Namespace:  Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Window = UIPermissionWindow.AllWindows)]
public abstract class CommonDialog

The CommonDialog type exposes the following members.

Protected methodCommonDialogProvides initialization for base class values when called by the constructor of a derived class.

Public propertyTagGets or sets an object associated with the dialog. This provides the ability to attach an arbitrary object to the dialog.

Protected methodCheckPermissionsToShowDialogDetermines whether sufficient permissions for displaying a dialog exist.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodHookProcDefines the common dialog box hook procedure that is overridden to add specific functionality to a common dialog box.
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodResetWhen overridden in a derived class, resets the properties of a common dialog to their default values.
Protected methodRunDialogWhen overridden in a derived class, is called to display a particular type of Win32 common dialog.
Public methodShowDialog()Displays a common dialog.
Public methodShowDialog(Window)Displays a common dialog.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.