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
Object GetPropertyOwner (
	PropertyDescriptor pd
function GetPropertyOwner (
	pd : PropertyDescriptor
) : Object
Not applicable.



A PropertyDescriptor that represents the property whose owner is to be found.

Return Value

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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), your implementation of the ICustomTypeDescriptor interface should return the default object (typically, the base object that exposes the properties and attributes).

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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