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PropertyDescriptor.CreateInstance Method

Creates an instance of the specified type.

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

protected Object CreateInstance (
	Type type
protected Object CreateInstance (
	Type type
protected function CreateInstance (
	type : Type
) : Object
Not applicable.



A Type that represents the type to create.

Return Value

A new instance of the type.

CreateInstance looks for a constructor that takes the specified type. If it finds a constructor, the type of the property is passed in.

Converters and editors use this method to create versions of a component. This method enables a single component to be reused for more than one type.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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