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TypeDescriptor.GetProvider Method (Type)

 

Returns the type description provider for the specified type.

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

public static TypeDescriptionProvider GetProvider(
	Type type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

The Type of the target component.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.TypeDescriptionProvider

A TypeDescriptionProvider associated with the specified type.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

type is null.

The GetProvider method will always return a type description provider. Even the default TypeDescriptor implementation is built on a TypeDescriptionProvider.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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