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PropertyFilterAttribute Class


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Specifies which properties should be reported by type descriptors, specifically the GetProperties method.

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


[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Method | AttributeTargets.Property)]
public sealed class PropertyFilterAttribute : Attribute


Initializes a new instance of the PropertyFilterAttribute class.


Gets the filter options for this PropertyFilterAttribute .NET Framework attribute.


When implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Returns a value that indicates whether the current PropertyFilterAttribute .NET Framework attribute is equal to a specified object.(Overrides Attribute.Equals(Object).)


Returns the hash code for the current PropertyFilterAttribute .NET Framework attribute. (Overrides Attribute.GetHashCode().)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


When overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Returns a value that indicates whether the property filter options of the current PropertyFilterAttribute .NET Framework attribute match the property filter options of the provided object. (Overrides Attribute.Match(Object).)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


This member supports the Microsoft .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames(Guid, IntPtr, UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfo(UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface.(Inherited from Attribute.)


Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1).(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.Invoke(UInt32, Guid, UInt32, Int16, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr)

Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

The PropertyFilterAttribute .NET Framework attribute  supports an internal mechanism that limits the number of properties on a type that are returned by the custom DependencyObject type descriptor. If the .NET Framework attribute is found, the type descriptor narrows the scope of returned properties. PropertyFilterAttribute differs from typical .NET Framework attributes because you cannot apply it to a class as metadata. The filter mechanism works through code instead of through static metadata.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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