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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
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

A Type that represents the type to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
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 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

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
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