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DesignTimeVisibleAttribute Class

DesignTimeVisibleAttribute marks a control's visibility. If Yes is present, a visual designer can show this control on a designer.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.ComponentModel.DesignTimeVisibleAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Class|AttributeTargets.Interface)]
public sealed class DesignTimeVisibleAttribute : Attribute

The DesignTimeVisibleAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDesignTimeVisibleAttribute()Creates a new DesignTimeVisibleAttribute set to the default value of false.
Public methodDesignTimeVisibleAttribute(Boolean)Creates a new DesignTimeVisibleAttribute with the Visible property set to the given value in visible.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyVisibleGets or sets whether the control should be shown at design time.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsReturns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Overrides Attribute.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Overrides Attribute.GetHashCode().)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public fieldStatic memberDefaultThe default visibility which is Yes.
Public fieldStatic memberNoMarks a control as not visible in a visual designer.
Public fieldStatic memberYesMarks a control as visible in a visual designer.
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The DesignTimeVisibleAttribute is a hint to the Designer. The Designer will ignore this attribute for controls that have a UI presence. It can only be applied to classes.

The DesignTimeVisibleAttribute is most useful when you have a control that accepts child controls.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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