TypeDescriptor.GetProperties Method (Type)

Returns the collection of properties for a specified type of component.

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

public static PropertyDescriptorCollection GetProperties(
	Type componentType
)

Parameters

componentType
Type: System.Type
A Type that represents the component to get properties for.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptorCollection
A PropertyDescriptorCollection with the properties for a specified type of component.

Call this version of this method only when you do not have an instance of the object.

If the componentType parameter is null, an empty collection is returned.

The order of the returned collection is not guaranteed to be identical between calls, so always order it before use.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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