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DesigntimeLicenseContext Class

Represents a design-time license context that can support a license provider at design time.


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

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, SharedState = true)]
[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public class DesigntimeLicenseContext : LicenseContext

The DesigntimeLicenseContext type exposes the following members.

Public methodDesigntimeLicenseContextInitializes a new instance of the DesigntimeLicenseContext class.

Public propertyUsageModeGets the license usage mode. (Overrides LicenseContext.UsageMode.)

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 methodGetSavedLicenseKeyGets a saved license key. (Overrides LicenseContext.GetSavedLicenseKey(Type, Assembly).)
Public methodGetServiceGets the requested service, if it is available. (Inherited from LicenseContext.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSetSavedLicenseKeySets a saved license key. (Overrides LicenseContext.SetSavedLicenseKey(Type, String).)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This class provides methods for managing license keys of the associated context and a property for representing the licensing mode of the associated context.


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: SharedState. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.