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.NET Framework Class Library
ControlToString Method

Returns the string representation of a Control object.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
Public Overrides Function ToString As [%$TOPIC/ms558168_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_0%]
public override [%$TOPIC/ms558168_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_0%] ToString()
virtual [%$TOPIC/ms558168_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_0%]^ ToString() override
abstract ToString : unit -> [%$TOPIC/ms558168_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_0%]  
override ToString : unit -> [%$TOPIC/ms558168_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_1%]

Return Value

Type: SystemString
A string that represents the control.

Control authors should override this method to return a string that contains information that would be of interest to consumers of the control.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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.