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Name Property

MemberInfo.Name Property

Gets the name of the current member.

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Reflection (in System.Reflection.dll)

public abstract string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the name of this member.



Only the simple name of the member is returned, not the fully qualified name.

To get the Name property, get the class Type. From the Type, get the MemberInfo array. From a MemberInfo element of the array, obtain the Name property.

This example lists the Name and DeclaringType property of each member of the specified class.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

class Example
    public static void Main()
        // Get the Type and MemberInfo.
        Type t = Type.GetType("System.Empty");
        MemberInfo[] memberArray = t.GetMembers();

        // Get and display the type that declares the member.
        Console.WriteLine("There are {0} members in {1}",
                          memberArray.Length, t.FullName);

        foreach (var member in memberArray) {
            Console.WriteLine("Member {0} declared by {1}", 
                              member.Name, member.DeclaringType);
// The example displays the following output: 
//       There are 6 members in System.Empty 
//       Member ToString declared by System.Empty 
//       Member GetObjectData declared by System.Empty 
//       Member Equals declared by System.Object 
//       Member GetHashCode declared by System.Object 
//       Member GetType declared by System.Object 
//       Member Value declared by System.Empty

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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