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PropertyDescriptorCollection.GetEnumerator Method

Returns an enumerator for this class.

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

public virtual IEnumerator GetEnumerator()

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.IEnumerator
An enumerator of type IEnumerator.

The following code example gets an enumerator for the properties on button1. It uses the enumerator to print the names of the properties in the collection. It requires that button1 and textBox1 have been instantiated on a form.

 private void MyEnumerator() {
    // Creates a new collection and assigns it the properties for button1.
    PropertyDescriptorCollection properties = TypeDescriptor.GetProperties(button1);

    // Creates an enumerator.
    IEnumerator ie = properties.GetEnumerator();

    // Prints the name of each property in the collection.
    Object myProperty;
    while(ie.MoveNext()==true) {
       myProperty = ie.Current;
       textBox1.Text += myProperty.ToString() + '\n';

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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