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PropertyDescriptor.CanResetValue Method

When overridden in a derived class, returns whether resetting an object changes its value.

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

public abstract bool CanResetValue(
	Object component
)

Parameters

component
Type: System.Object

The component to test for reset capability.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if resetting the component changes its value; otherwise, false.

Typically, this method is implemented through reflection.

Notes to Inheritors:

When overridden in a derived class, this method looks for a DefaultValueAttribute. If it finds one, it compares the value of the attribute with the property's current value. It returns true when the default value does not match the property's current value. If this method cannot find a DefaultValueAttribute, it looks for a "ShouldPersistMyProperty" method that you need to implement yourself. If this is found, CanResetValue returns what "ShouldPersistMyProperty" returns. Otherwise, it looks for a "ResetMyProperty" method that you need to implement yourself. If this is found, CanResetValue returns true. If it cannot find a DefaultValueAttribute, a "ShouldPersistMyProperty" method, or a "ResetMyProperty" method, then it returns false.

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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