Provides the information necessary to create an instance of an object. This class cannot be inherited.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
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.
can store information that describes an instance of an object. This information can be used to create an instance of the object.
Some custom serializers use to represent serializable objects. Several methods of a TypeDescriptor use to represent or instantiate objects.
An provides the following members:
A MemberInfo property that describes this object.
An Arguments property that consists of the constructor arguments that can be used to instantiate this object.
A Boolean IsComplete property that indicates whether the object is completely represented by the current information.
An Invoke method that can be used to create an instance of the represented object.
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.