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TypeDescriptor.CreateEvent Method (Type, String, Type, Attribute[])


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Creates a new event descriptor that is identical to an existing event descriptor by dynamically generating descriptor information from a specified event on a type.

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

[ReflectionPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = ReflectionPermissionFlag.MemberAccess)]
public static EventDescriptor CreateEvent(
	Type componentType,
	string name,
	Type type,
	params Attribute[] attributes


Type: System.Type

The type of the component the event lives on.

Type: System.String

The name of the event.

Type: System.Type

The type of the delegate that handles the event.

Type: System.Attribute[]

The attributes for this event.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.EventDescriptor

An EventDescriptor that is bound to a type.


Required to inspect non-public members of the component. Link demand access required for ReflectionPermissionFlag type MemberAccess.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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