Specifies the property of a class that maps to the XAML x:Name attribute.
Assembly: WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)
The property that is specified in the must of type String and must be read/write.
A XAML name value must use the XamlName Grammar.
An example of an existing class in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) where the is applied is FrameworkElement. The Name property on FrameworkElement is set as the runtime name property, which results in any FrameworkElement derived class also using Name as its runtime name property.
In general, you do not typically need to apply this attribute unless you are implementing a new or FrameworkElement-parallel framework-level class.
The following example creates a class named Book, with the applied. The property named BookID is set as the runtime name property.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003
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.