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DebuggerDisplayAttribute.Name Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets the name to display in the debugger variable windows.

Namespace: System.Diagnostics
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string Name { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_Name ()

/** @property */
public void set_Name (String value)

public function get Name () : String

public function set Name (value : String)

Property Value

The name to display in the debugger variable windows.

The value can contain curly braces ({ and }). Text within a pair of braces is evaluated as the name of a field, property, or method.

The following code example causes the name and value of each key to be displayed in the debugger variable windows. Without the attribute, the index and value type is displayed (for example: "[0] {KeyValuePairs}"). With the attribute applied, the display is the name of the key and its value (for example, if the first key is "one" and its value is 1, the display is: "one 1"). This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DebuggerDisplayAttribute class.

[DebuggerDisplay("{value}", Name = "{key}")]
internal class KeyValuePairs
{
    private IDictionary dictionary;
    private object key;
    private object value;

    public KeyValuePairs(IDictionary dictionary, object key, object value)
    {
        this.value = value;
        this.key = key;
        this.dictionary = dictionary;
    }
}

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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