SelectionGlyph Class


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Note: This API is now obsolete.

Provides methods and properties for all glyph classes that an ActivityDesigner displays when it is selected on the workflow design surface.

Namespace:   System.Workflow.ComponentModel.Design
Assembly:  System.Workflow.ComponentModel (in System.Workflow.ComponentModel.dll)


[ObsoleteAttribute("The System.Workflow.* types are deprecated.  Instead, please use the new types from System.Activities.*")]
public abstract class SelectionGlyph : DesignerGlyph


When implemented in a derived class, initializes a new instance of the SelectionGlyph class.


Gets a value indicating whether the DesignerGlyph can gain focus on the ActivityDesigner with which it is associated. (Inherited from DesignerGlyph.)


When overridden in a derived class, gets a value indicating whether the selection glyph is the primary of all selected glyphs on the design surface.


Gets the view priority of the glyph on the activity designer.(Overrides DesignerGlyph.Priority.)


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetBounds(ActivityDesigner, Boolean)

Returns the bounds for the selection glyph on the specified ActivityDesigner.(Overrides DesignerGlyph.GetBounds(ActivityDesigner, Boolean).)


Returns an array of rectangles that represents the selected glyph's grab handles.


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


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


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Indicates to the glyph that an action has been performed which has activated the glyph.(Inherited from DesignerGlyph.)

System_CAPS_protmethodOnPaint(Graphics, Boolean, AmbientTheme, ActivityDesigner)

Performs any tasks required to render the glyph on the activity designer surface. (Overrides DesignerGlyph.OnPaint(Graphics, Boolean, AmbientTheme, ActivityDesigner).)


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


This material discusses types and namespaces that are obsolete. For more information, see Deprecated Types in Windows Workflow Foundation 4.5.

Some glyphs that are displayed on an activity designer can be selected by the user while others cannot. When a user selects a glyph that can be selected, the glyph changes appearance on the activity design surface. The SelectionGlyph class is the base class for all glyph classes that change appearance when a user selects it on the activity design surface.

Notes to Inheritors:

When you inherit from SelectionGlyph, you must override the following member: IsPrimarySelection.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

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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