Refresh Method (Object)

TypeDescriptor.Refresh Method (Object)

Clears the properties and events for the specified component from the cache.

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

public static void Refresh(
	Object component


Type: System.Object
A component for which the properties or events have changed.

Properties and events are cached by TypeDescriptor for speed. Typically, they are constant for the lifetime of an object. However, extender providers and designers can change the set of properties on an object. If they do, they should call this method to clear the property and event descriptors of the object. This method is used only at design time. It is not used during run time.

This method also raises a Refreshed event when the properties or events of a component change. This event is only raised if there was a prior call to the GetProperties or GetEvents method that cached the information.

For an example of using this method, see the RefreshEventHandler class.

.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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