PropertyGrid Name Property


D

Derek Hart

I am trying to use the property grid in a design time environment, and I
want to override the Name property. This seems to be easy to do with most
properties, but the name property is stubborn. So I cannot put my own
validation on the Name property. For example, this would only allow
MyControlName to be entered as a Name for a control. But this overload does
not even register.

Public Overloads Property Name() As String

Get

Return MyBase.Name

End Get

Set(ByVal value As String)

If value = "MyControlName" Then MyBase.Name = value

End Set

End Property



Do I need to set a private variable, or should the Name property be a
string, or some other base type?
 
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