TypeConverter.CreateInstance Method (IDictionary)

Re-creates an Object given a set of property values for the object.

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

public Object CreateInstance(
	IDictionary propertyValues
)

Parameters

propertyValues
Type: System.Collections.IDictionary

An IDictionary that represents a dictionary of new property values.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object representing the given IDictionary, or null if the object cannot be created. This method always returns null.

Use this method for objects that are immutable, but for which you want to provide changeable properties.

The dictionary provided by the propertyValues parameter has a series of name/value pairs, one for each property returned from GetProperties.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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