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MemberInfo.Name Property

Gets the name of the current member.

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

'Declaration
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property Name As String
'Usage
Dim instance As MemberInfo 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.Name

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the name of this member.

Implements

_MemberInfo.Name

Only the simple name of the member is returned, not the fully qualified name.

To get the Name property, get the class Type. From the Type, get the MemberInfo array. From a MemberInfo element of the array, obtain the Name property.

This example lists the Name and DeclaringType property of each member of the specified class.

Imports System
Imports System.Reflection
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Class Mymemberinfo
    Public Shared Function Main() As Integer
        Console.WriteLine("Reflection.MemberInfo")

        ' Get the Type and MemberInfo. 
        Dim MyType As Type = Type.GetType("System.Empty")
        Dim Mymemberinfoarray As MemberInfo() = MyType.GetMembers()

        ' Get and display the DeclaringType method.
        Console.WriteLine("There are {0} members in {1}", Mymemberinfoarray.GetLength(0), MyType.FullName)

        Dim Mymemberinfo As MemberInfo
        For Each Mymemberinfo In Mymemberinfoarray
            Console.WriteLine(Mymemberinfo.Name & " declaring type - " & Mymemberinfo.DeclaringType.ToString())
        Next Mymemberinfo

        Return 0
    End Function 
End Class

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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