Property Grid and ICustomTypeDescriptor

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Posted 3 years ago by Darrick White
Version: 17.1.0651
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It looks as though the new Property Grid no longer supports ICustomTypeDescriptor.  Our data models are driven based on this architecture.  Any idea on a way to work around this?

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Posted 3 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Darrick,

In the old PropertyGrid we used to have a TypeDescriptorFactory and a TypeReflectionFactory. In the new PropertyGrid, we are effectively using a slightly revised version of TypeDescriptorFactory only since it's more powerful than TypeReflectionFactory. Thus I would expect your ICustomTypeDescriptor to work.

Did you try this out yet and run into problems or were you just asking ahead of time?


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0683) was released 2 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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