TypeDescriptor.GetClassName Method (Object, Boolean)

Returns the name of the class for the specified component using a custom type descriptor.

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

public static string GetClassName(
	Object component,
	bool noCustomTypeDesc
)

Parameters

component
Type: System.Object

The Object for which you want the class name.

noCustomTypeDesc
Type: System.Boolean

true to consider custom type description information; otherwise, false.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

component is null.

NotSupportedException

component is a cross-process remoted object.

Typically, this method returns the full Type name for the component parameter type. For example, the class name for a button is "System.Windows.Forms.Button". If the component parameter implements ICustomTypeDescriptor, it can return an alternate name.

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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