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TraceSource.Name Property

Gets the name of the trace source.

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

public string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the trace source.

The name is set by the name parameter passed to the constructor or by the trace source name attribute in the configuration file.

The following XML element shows the naming of a trace source in the configuration file.

<configuration>
  <system.diagnostics>
    <sources>
      <source name="TraceTest">
      </source>
    </sources>
  </system.diagnostics>
</configuration>

The following code sample shows how to name a trace source in the constructor call. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the TraceSource class.


// Initialize the trace source.
static TraceSource ts = new TraceSource("TraceTest");


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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