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Display custom property in propertywindow during design time

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WPF

Hi there,

I derive a control from an existing one (a treeview) and properties to it. I want these properties to be easily editable during design-time in the properties window of the control.

When I add a public property representing a simple datatype (boolean, integer, ...) the property value can be edited in the property window. But when the datatype is a morge complex object, the property is disabled in the property window and can't be edited.

Below is a sample property which should be used to allow the user of the property to choose a color. What needs to be added to the code to make it work?

  Private _SelectedNodeColor As System.Drawing.Brush
  ''' <summary>
  ''' Gets or sets the SelectedNodeColor.
  ''' </summary>
  ''' <value>SelectedNodeColor</value>
  ''' <returns>SelectedNodeColor</returns>
  ''' <remarks></remarks>
  Public Property 

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