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SuppressMessageAttribute.Category Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the category identifying the classification of the attribute.

Namespace: System.Diagnostics.CodeAnalysis
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string Category { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Category ()

public function get Category () : String

Property Value

The category identifying the attribute.

The Category property describes the tool or tool analysis category for which a message suppression attribute applies.

The following code example shows the use of the SuppressMessageAttribute attribute to suppress warnings for the Microsoft.Performance category and the CA1801 and CA1804 check identifiers. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SuppressMessageAttribute class.

[SuppressMessage("Microsoft.Performance", "CA1801:AvoidUnusedParameters", MessageId = "isChecked")]
[SuppressMessage("Microsoft.Performance", "CA1804:RemoveUnusedLocals", MessageId = "fileIdentifier")]
static void FileNode(string name, bool isChecked)
{
    string fileIdentifier = name;
    string fileName = name;
    string version = String.Empty;
}

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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