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UITypeEditorEditStyle Enumeration

Specifies identifiers that indicate the value editing style of a UITypeEditor.

Namespace:  System.Drawing.Design
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public enum UITypeEditorEditStyle

Member nameDescription
NoneProvides no interactive user interface (UI) component.
ModalDisplays an ellipsis (...) button to start a modal dialog box, which requires user input before continuing a program, or a modeless dialog box, which stays on the screen and is available for use at any time but permits other user activities.
DropDownDisplays a drop-down arrow button and hosts the user interface (UI) in a drop-down dialog box.

The following code example demonstrates how to use UITypeEditorEditStyle to specify the style of a custom UITypeEditor. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DocumentDesigner class.

public override UITypeEditorEditStyle GetEditStyle(
System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext context)
    return UITypeEditorEditStyle.DropDown;

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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