TransformerInfo Class
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TransformerInfo Class

 

Specifies a custom class that extends the WebPartTransformer class for use by Web Part connections.

Namespace:   System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

System.Object
  System.Configuration.ConfigurationElement
    System.Web.Configuration.TransformerInfo

public sealed class TransformerInfo : ConfigurationElement

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodTransformerInfo(String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the TransformerInfo class with the specified name and type reference.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyCurrentConfiguration

Gets a reference to the top-level Configuration instance that represents the configuration hierarchy that the current ConfigurationElement instance belongs to.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyElementInformation

Gets an ElementInformation object that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationElement object. (Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protpropertyElementProperty

Gets the ConfigurationElementProperty object that represents the ConfigurationElement object itself.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protpropertyItem[ConfigurationProperty]

Gets or sets a property or attribute of this configuration element.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protpropertyItem[String]

Gets or sets a property, attribute, or child element of this configuration element.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockAllAttributesExcept

Gets the collection of locked attributes.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockAllElementsExcept

Gets the collection of locked elements.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockAttributes

Gets the collection of locked attributes (Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockElements

Gets the collection of locked elements.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockItem

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the element is locked.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets or sets a friendly name for a type that that extends the WebPartTransformer class.

System_CAPS_protpropertyProperties

Gets the collection of properties.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyType

Gets or sets the type reference for a class that extends the WebPartTransformer class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodDeserializeElement(XmlReader, Boolean)

Reads XML from the configuration file.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Compares the current TransformerInfo object to another TransformerInfo object.(Overrides ConfigurationElement.Equals(Object).)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Generates a hash code for the collection.(Overrides ConfigurationElement.GetHashCode().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

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

System_CAPS_protmethodInit()

Sets the ConfigurationElement object to its initial state.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodInitializeDefault()

Used to initialize a default set of values for the ConfigurationElement object.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodIsModified()

Indicates whether this configuration element has been modified since it was last saved or loaded, when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodIsReadOnly()

Gets a value indicating whether the ConfigurationElement object is read-only.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodReset(ConfigurationElement)

Resets the internal state of the ConfigurationElement object, including the locks and the properties collections.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodResetModified()

Resets the value of the IsModified method to false when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSerializeElement(XmlWriter, Boolean)

Writes the contents of this configuration element to the configuration file when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String)

Writes the outer tags of this configuration element to the configuration file when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSetReadOnly()

Sets the IsReadOnly property for the ConfigurationElement object and all subelements.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

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

System_CAPS_protmethodUnmerge(ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationSaveMode)

Modifies the ConfigurationElement object to remove all values that should not be saved. (Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

TransformerInfo objects specify custom classes that extend the WebPartTransformer class. These custom transformer classes act as bridges between Web Parts, translating data between Web Parts with incompatible connection points.

The following configuration file excerpt shows how to declaratively specify values for several properties of the TransformerInfo class.

<system.web>
  <webParts>
    <transformers>
      <add name="RowToFieldTransformer"
        type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.RowToFieldTransformer" />
      <add name="RowToFilterTransformer"
        type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.RowToFilterTransformer" />
      <add name="RowToParametersTransformer"
        type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.RowToParametersTransformer" />
    </transformers>
  </webParts> 
</system.web>

The following code example shows how to use the TransformerInfo class. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WebPartsSection class.

// Add a Transfomer Info Object to the collection using a constructor.
webPartsSection.Transformers.Add(new TransformerInfo(
	"RowToFilterTransformer",
	"MyCustomTransformers.RowToFilterTransformer"));

// Show all TransformerInfo objects in the collection.
for (int ti = 0;
	ti < webPartsSection.Personalization.Providers.Count; ti++)
{
	Console.WriteLine("  #{0} Name={1} Type={2}", ti,
		webPartsSection.Transformers[ti].Name,
		webPartsSection.Transformers[ti].Type);
}

// Remove a TransformerInfo object by name.
webPartsSection.Transformers.Remove("RowToFilterTransformer");

// Remove a TransformerInfo object by index.
webPartsSection.Transformers.RemoveAt(0);

// Clear all TransformerInfo objects from the collection.
webPartsSection.Transformers.Clear();

.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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