troubleshooting Question

UserControl with Generics

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I have my Color Picker Control which have ChildWinEditLayout Parent property. Now I want to use generics. I want to have my NewChildWinEditLayout Parent or OldChildWinEditLayout to be set as MyParent.

How can I make this code only have one constructor using generics ?

public partial class ColorPickerControl : UserControl
    OldChildWinEditLayout myParent;
    NewChildWinEditLayout myParentControl;
    string tag;

    public ColorPickerControl(OldChildWinEditLayout myParent1, string tag1)
      tag = tag1;
      myParent = myParent1;

    public ColorPickerControl(NewChildWinEditLayout myParent1, string tag1)
        tag = tag1;
        myParentControl = myParent1;


Also my ColorPicker control has this line of code


How can I enforce that classes that use my ColorPicker Color must have SetForeColor property.

Easwaran Paramasivam
Senior Software Engineer

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