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ICustomTypeDescriptor.GetPropertyOwner Method

Returns an object that contains the property described by the specified property descriptor.

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

Object GetPropertyOwner(
	PropertyDescriptor pd


Type: System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptor
A PropertyDescriptor that represents the property whose owner is to be found.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the owner of the specified property.

The GetPropertyOwner method retrieves the object that contains the property member that is described by PropertyDescriptor parameter. Typically, this object is required for the PropertyDescriptor.GetValue and PropertyDescriptor.SetValue methods.

This method should return an object that you can use as follows:


If myPd is null, your implementation of the ICustomTypeDescriptor interface should return the default object (typically, the base object that exposes the properties and attributes).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.