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DescriptionAttribute Class

Specifies a description for a property or event.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.ComponentModel.DescriptionAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.All)]
public class DescriptionAttribute : Attribute

The DescriptionAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360DescriptionAttribute()Initializes a new instance of the DescriptionAttribute class with no parameters.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360DescriptionAttribute(String)Initializes a new instance of the DescriptionAttribute class with a description.
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  NameDescription
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360DescriptionGets the description stored in this attribute.
Protected propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360DescriptionValueGets or sets the string stored as the description.
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360EqualsReturns whether the value of the specified object is equal to the current DescriptionAttribute. (Overrides Attribute.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360FinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360GetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Overrides Attribute.GetHashCode().)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360GetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360MatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360MemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360ToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360DefaultSpecifies the default value for the DescriptionAttribute, which is an empty string (""). This static field is read-only.
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Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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