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

Displays a drop-down arrow button and hosts the user interface (UI) in a drop-down dialog box.


Displays 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.


Provides no interactive user interface (UI) component.

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;

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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