PropertyDescriptor.GetValue Method (Object)


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When overridden in a derived class, gets the current value of the property on a component.

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

public abstract object GetValue(
	object component


Type: System.Object

The component with the property for which to retrieve the value.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The value of a property for a given component.

Typically, this method is implemented through reflection.

This method automatically calls the pre-change method, OnComponentChanging, and post-change method, OnComponentChanged, of the IComponentChangeService.

Notes to Inheritors:

When you override this method, it gets the current value of the property by invoking a "GetMyProperty" method that you need to implement. An exception in that method should pass through.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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