DebuggerVisualizerAttribute Class
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DebuggerVisualizerAttribute Class

 

Specifies that the type has a visualizer. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace:   System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.Diagnostics.DebuggerVisualizerAttribute

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Assembly | AttributeTargets.Class | AttributeTargets.Struct, 
	AllowMultiple = true)]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public sealed class DebuggerVisualizerAttribute : Attribute

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodDebuggerVisualizerAttribute(String)

Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerVisualizerAttribute class, specifying the type name of the visualizer.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDebuggerVisualizerAttribute(String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerVisualizerAttribute class, specifying the type name of the visualizer and the type name of the visualizer object source.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDebuggerVisualizerAttribute(String, Type)

Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerVisualizerAttribute class, specifying the type name of the visualizer and the type of the visualizer object source.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDebuggerVisualizerAttribute(Type)

Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerVisualizerAttribute class, specifying the type of the visualizer.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDebuggerVisualizerAttribute(Type, String)

Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerVisualizerAttribute class, specifying the type of the visualizer and the type name of the visualizer object source.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDebuggerVisualizerAttribute(Type, Type)

Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerVisualizerAttribute class, specifying the type of the visualizer and the type of the visualizer object source.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyDescription

Gets or sets the description of the visualizer.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTarget

Gets or sets the target type when the attribute is applied at the assembly level.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTargetTypeName

Gets or sets the fully qualified type name when the attribute is applied at the assembly level.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTypeId

When implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyVisualizerObjectSourceTypeName

Gets the fully qualified type name of the visualizer object source.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyVisualizerTypeName

Gets the fully qualified type name of the visualizer.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Returns the hash code for this instance.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodIsDefaultAttribute()

When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodMatch(Object)

When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames(Guid, IntPtr, UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfo(UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCount(UInt32)

Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1).(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.Invoke(UInt32, Guid, UInt32, Int16, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr)

Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

This attribute can be used at the assembly level. Typically the attribute constructors take two types. The two types are a visualizer and a visualizer object source, specified as types or as fully qualified assembly type names. The second option is provided so that the visualizer assembly does not need to be referenced by the assembly containing the DebuggerVisualizerAttribute. This allows a component creator to ship the visualizer in a DLL to be called only at debug time. The Description property specifies the visualizer description that appears in the drop-down box. The target parameters specify the type that is the target of the visualizer. For more information about visualizers, see Create Custom Visualizers of Data.

System_CAPS_noteNote

Visualizer and visualizer object source implementation is dependent upon the hosting debugger. For information on creating a visualizer for Visual Studio 2005, see How to: Write a Visualizer.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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