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Overriden attribute does not work on overriden methods

My control inherites from ScrollableControl and overrides the BackColor
property. The DescriptionFromAttribute inherits from the
DescriptionAttribute to return localized information. The same for the

[CategoryFrom("Behavior"), DescriptionFrom("BackColorDescription"),
DefaultValue(typeof(Color), "Color.WhiteSmoke")]
public override Color BackColor

The definition of the DescriptionFrom class is (for your information):


public class DescriptionFromAttribute :
public DescriptionFromAttribute(string attribute) : base(attribute)
this.attribute = attribute;

protected string attribute;
public override string Description
return this.DescriptionValue = Resources.GetString(attribute);

These inherited attributes work well for user-defined properties and do
return localized information but not for overriden properties. Is it a
bug or is it my code?
Thanks for your help.

Francois M.Vanderseypen
The Netron Project - Generic diagramming, graph-drawing and
graph-layout kit for .Net

Dec 3 '05 #1
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