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DesignerProperties Class

Provides attached properties used to communicate with a designer.


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

public static class DesignerProperties

The DesignerProperties type exposes the following members.

Public attached propertyIsInDesignModeGets or sets whether a DependencyObject is running in the context of a designer.

Public methodStatic memberGetIsInDesignModeGets the value of the IsInDesignMode attached property for the specified UIElement.
Public methodStatic memberSetIsInDesignModeSets the value of the IsInDesignMode attached property to a specified element.

Public fieldStatic memberIsInDesignModePropertyIdentifies the IsInDesignMode attached property.

The DesignerProperties class provides attached properties that can be used to query the state of a control when it is running in a designer. Designer tools will set values for properties on objects that are running in the designer.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.