PropertyGrid - attaching UITypeEditor without using Editor attribute?


D

Dr. Proctor

Hello

I have a PropertyGrid in my app that displays set of properties that
is created dynamically at run-time. Ie. I use a collection that
implements ICustomTypeDescriptor and it's instance is bound to
PropertyGrid's SelectedObject.

This collection stores PropertyDescriptor-derived objects, which are
the actual properties being edited. I would like to add custom
UITypeEditor for properties with certain custom datatypes. But I can't
use Editor attribute, because the properties are created dynamically.

Is there a switch case somewhere deep in the WinForms library that
binds certain datatypes, like System.Drawing.Color, to a specific
UITypeEditor? What I'd like to do is to override and extend this
functionality with my own types.

Thanks in advance.
 
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B

Bob Powell [MVP]

OTTOMH you may be able to use the ICustomTypeDescriptor interface to create
attributes for the dynamic properties such as the editorattribute...

This isn't something I've tried though as the generation of dynamic
attributes seems a bit esoteric.

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Hello
How to edit Custom Control propertygrid.
For example :
[Category("Appearance")]
[DisplayName(@"BorderThickness")]
public Thickness ControlBorderThickness
{

get
{

return _borderThickness;
}
set { _borderThickness = value;OnPropertyChanged("ControlBorderThickness"); }
}
i want to use propertygrid.doubleupdown control instead of default editor
upload_2015-3-30_17-40-55.png

in above image......Border thickness has default editor thickness..but i want to use doubleupdown instead of 2,2,,2
 

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