Appendix A. Metadata Attributes
This appendix describes the set of metadata attributes that are commonly applied to server controls. The attributes are listed under two broad categories:
Your control does not require design-time attributes to function in a page. However, design-time attributes are essential for your control to function properly in a visual designer. The designer, the property browser, and other design-time elements use the metadata supplied by design-time attributes for the following purposes:
To display properties and events
To perform design-time serialization
To associate classes that implement design-time functionality with a control or with a property type
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