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Change property value on an Inherited Control at startup

Dirk Vermaak asked:

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Hi there,

I hope that this is not a really stupid question, if so please forgive me but I can't seem to solve the problem.

I am creating a control by inheriting from a Button. I want to set the Button.Text property when the program using the Button starts, but I want the text to be set from within the custom control at startup.

However, I always get the default text that is set in the Designer properties pane, even if I change it in the constructor to the one I want. It's as if the control loads the Designer text after the one I've tried to set. I guess this is to do with the order that things happen when the control is created.

I am sure someone can explain how to control this behavior. Many Thanks.
Tags: C# (C#3.0)


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