TypeDescriptor.GetClassName Method (Type)

Returns the name of the class for the specified type.

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

public static string GetClassName(
	Type componentType
)

Parameters

componentType
Type: System.Type

The Type of the target component.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the name of the class for the specified component type.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

componentType is null.

This method uses the cached custom type descriptor for the specified type to discover the associated class name.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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