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ComponentEditor Class

Provides the base class for a custom component editor.

For a list of all members of this type, see ComponentEditor Members.


[Visual Basic]
MustInherit Public Class ComponentEditor
public abstract class ComponentEditor
public __gc __abstract class ComponentEditor
public abstract class ComponentEditor

Thread Safety

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


A component editor is used to edit a component as a whole and can be used to implement a user interface similar to that of the property pages. You associate a component editor with a component by using the EditorAttribute attribute.

Notes to Inheritors:  When you inherit from this class, you must override the EditComponent method.


Namespace: System.ComponentModel

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System (in System.dll)

See Also

ComponentEditor Members | System.ComponentModel Namespace