Information
The topic you requested is included in another documentation set. For convenience, it's displayed below. Choose Switch to see the topic in its original location.

MemberDescriptor.Description Property

Gets the description of the member, as specified in the DescriptionAttribute.

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

public virtual string Description { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The description of the member. If there is no DescriptionAttribute, the property value is set to the default, which is an empty string ("").

A visual designer can use this description to display information about this member.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.

Show:
© 2014 Microsoft