PropertyDescriptor.CreateInstance Method

Creates an instance of the specified type.

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

protected Object CreateInstance(
	Type type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

A Type that represents the type to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A new instance of the type.

CreateInstance looks for a constructor that takes the specified type. If it finds a constructor, the type of the property is passed in.

Converters and editors use this method to create versions of a component. This method enables a single component to be reused for more than one type.

.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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