How to Create a Custom Property

  1. Select Add new item in the solution explorer context menu.
  2. Select the Custom Property item.
  3. Enter a name for the Custom Property.
  4. A dialog will give you different options for how to create the property.
  5. Select Custom to write a property from scratch.
  6. Select Derived and specify a base class in the list of PropertyData types to be able to specify a suitable base class with a base implementation to extend.

  7. Check the "Create an associated Control" used for rendering the custom property” to alter the rendering of your custom property.
  8. Click OK.