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PropertyDescriptor.GetInvocationTarget Method

This method returns the object that should be used during invocation of members.

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

protected override Object GetInvocationTarget(
	Type type,
	Object instance


Type: System.Type
The Type of the invocation target.
Type: System.Object
The potential invocation target.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The Object that should be used during invocation of members.

Typically, the return value will be the same as the instance passed in. If someone associated another object with this instance, or if the instance is a custom type descriptor, the GetInvocationTarget method may return a different value.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.