Get component type from winforms designer

When in the C# designer, how can I see what type of component a specific control is?

In VS I can click on a button for example, and see above the properties “System.Windows.Forms.Button” to see what type the control is.


Is this not possible in Rider?

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Hello Jonathan

Unfortunately, it is not possible in Rider at the moment. We already have a feature request on our bug tracker. We would appreciate it if you would upvote the issue to show your interest.

If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to ask. Have a great day!


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