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DescriptionAttribute Class

Sets the description on an assembly (application), component, method, or interface. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace: System.EnterpriseServices
Assembly: System.EnterpriseServices (in system.enterpriseservices.dll)

[ComVisibleAttribute(false)] 
[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Assembly|AttributeTargets.Class|AttributeTargets.Method|AttributeTargets.Interface, Inherited=true)] 
public sealed class DescriptionAttribute : Attribute
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(false) */ 
/** @attribute AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Assembly|AttributeTargets.Class|AttributeTargets.Method|AttributeTargets.Interface, Inherited=true) */ 
public final class DescriptionAttribute extends Attribute
ComVisibleAttribute(false) 
AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Assembly|AttributeTargets.Class|AttributeTargets.Method|AttributeTargets.Interface, Inherited=true) 
public final class DescriptionAttribute extends Attribute

For more information about using attributes, see Extending Metadata Using Attributes.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this attribute.

[assembly: Description("A system for ensuring that the correct account balance is stored after a transaction.")]

/** @assembly Description("A system for ensuring that the correct account "
    + " balance is stored after a transaction.")
 */

System.Object
   System.Attribute
    System.EnterpriseServices.DescriptionAttribute

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, 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, 1.1, 1.0

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