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TypeDescriptor.CreateDesigner Method

Creates an instance of the designer associated with the specified component and of the specified type of designer.

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

public static IDesigner CreateDesigner(
	IComponent component,
	Type designerBaseType
)

Parameters

component
Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent

An IComponent that specifies the component to associate with the designer.

designerBaseType
Type: System.Type

A Type that represents the type of designer to create.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.Design.IDesigner
An IDesigner that is an instance of the designer for the component, or null if no designer can be found.

If this method cannot find a valid DesignerAttribute, it searches up the class hierarchy for a designer. If it cannot find a designer in the class hierarchy, it returns null.

.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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