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BaseDataListDesigner.Initialize Method

Prepares the designer to view, edit, and design the associated control.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.Design.WebControls
Assembly: System.Design (in

public override void Initialize (
	IComponent component
public void Initialize (
	IComponent component
public override function Initialize (
	component : IComponent
Not applicable.



A control derived from the BaseDataList, which implements an IComponent.

The designer host calls the Initialize method when it is ready to use the designer to render the control that is derived from the BaseDataList class. The Initialize method and its base methods configure properties and connect to events that are necessary for the operation of the designer.

The Initialize connects to the design-time data source and updates the design-time markup. If the Site property implements the IComponentChangeService interface, the Initialize connects the ComponentAdded, ComponentRemoving, and ComponentRemoved events.

The component parameter is the control, derived from the BaseDataList, that is associated with this designer, or a copy of that control.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0