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BasicDesignerLoader.Dispose Method

Releases the resources used by the BasicDesignerLoader.

Namespace: System.ComponentModel.Design.Serialization
Assembly: System.Design (in

public override void Dispose ()
public void Dispose ()
public override function Dispose ()
Not applicable.

Calling the Dispose method does not flush changes to the designer loader. If you want changes to be saved, call Flush before calling Dispose.

Call Dispose when you are finished using the BasicDesignerLoader. The Dispose method leaves the BasicDesignerLoader in an unusable state. After calling Dispose, you must release all references to the BasicDesignerLoader so the garbage collector can reclaim the memory that the BasicDesignerLoader was occupying. For more information, see Cleaning Up Unmanaged Resources and Implementing a Dispose Method.


Always call Dispose before you release your last reference to the BasicDesignerLoader. Otherwise, the resources it is using will not be freed until the garbage collector calls the BasicDesignerLoader object's Finalize method.

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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0