CreateInstance Method

PropertyDescriptor.CreateInstance Method

Creates an instance of the specified type.

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

protected Object CreateInstance(
	Type type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type
A Type that represents the type to create.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A new instance of the type.

CreateInstance looks for a constructor that takes the specified type. If it finds a constructor, the type of the property is passed in.

Converters and editors use this method to create versions of a component. This method enables a single component to be reused for more than one type.

.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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