SecondaryTile.DisplayName | displayName property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets or sets a name that is associated with and displayed on the tile. This name is displayed on the tile in Start, in the tile's tooltip, next to the small tile representation in the Apps list, and in some Control Panel applications. This property is required when you create a tile. It is the equivalent of the display name declared in the manifest for the app's main tile.

  • Applies to Windows Phone

On Windows Phone 8.1, the display name is shown only on the wide secondary tile.

Syntax


var displayName = secondaryTile.displayName;
secondaryTile.displayName = displayName;

Property value

Type: String [JavaScript] | System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The display name. This string is limited to 256 characters, but in reality should be kept short to avoid truncation.

Remarks

This display name is visible to searches.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

Windows.UI.StartScreen
Windows::UI::StartScreen [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

SecondaryTile
Secondary tiles sample

 

 

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