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Switch.DisplayName Property

Gets a name used to identify the switch.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
public string DisplayName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name used to identify the switch. The default value is an empty string ("").

When you create a new Switch object, the DisplayName finds initial switch settings. For more information, see the Switch constructor and How to: Configure Trace Switches in the Visual Studio documentation.

The following code example displays the display name for the switch in use by a trace source. This code example is part of a larger example that can be found in the TraceSource class summary.

Console.WriteLine(ts.Switch.DisplayName);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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
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