FilterUIHintAttribute Class


Represents an attribute that is used to specify the filtering behavior for a column.

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


<AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Property Or AttributeTargets.Field,
	AllowMultiple := False)>
Public NotInheritable Class FilterUIHintAttribute
	Inherits Attribute


Initializes a new instance of the FilterUIHintAttribute class by using the filter UI hint.

System_CAPS_pubmethodFilterUIHintAttribute(String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the FilterUIHintAttribute class by using the filter UI hint and presentation layer name.

System_CAPS_pubmethodFilterUIHintAttribute(String, String, Object())

Initializes a new instance of the FilterUIHintAttribute class by using the filter UI hint, presentation layer name, and control parameters.


Gets the name/value pairs that are used as parameters in the control's constructor.


Gets the name of the control to use for filtering.


Gets the name of the presentation layer that supports this control.


Returns the unique identifier for this attribute instance.(Overrides Attribute.TypeId.)


Returns a value that indicates whether this attribute instance is equal to a specified object.(Overrides Attribute.Equals(Object).)


Returns the hash code for this attribute instance.(Overrides Attribute.GetHashCode().)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class.(Inherited from Attribute.)


When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames(Guid, IntPtr, UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfo(UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1).(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.Invoke(UInt32, Guid, UInt32, Int16, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr)

Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

The following example shows how to replace default filters on the product entity.

<MetadataType(GetType(Product_MD))>  _
Public Class Product
    Private Class Product_MD
        <FilterUIHint("MultiForeignKey")>  _
        Public Property Category As Object
        End Property

        <FilterUIHint("BooleanRadio")>  _
        Public Property Discontinued As Object
        End Property

    End Class
End Class

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 3.0

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

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