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IInheritanceService.GetInheritanceAttribute Method

Gets the inheritance attribute for the specified component.

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

InheritanceAttribute GetInheritanceAttribute(
	IComponent component


Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent

The IComponent for which to retrieve the inheritance attribute.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.InheritanceAttribute
An instance of InheritanceAttribute that describes the level of inheritance of the specified component.

If the component has been profiled by the AddInheritedComponents method, this method returns the value InheritanceAttribute.NotInherited. Otherwise, it returns the inheritance attribute for this component.

You should call AddInheritedComponents on the specified component or a parent of the specified component before attempting to obtain an InheritanceAttribute that reflects the inheritance level of the specified component.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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