TraceSwitch Constructor (String, String, String)

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

Initializes a new instance of the TraceSwitch class, using the specified display name, description, and default value for the switch.

Namespace: System.Diagnostics
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public TraceSwitch (
	string displayName,
	string description,
	string defaultSwitchValue
public TraceSwitch (
	String displayName, 
	String description, 
	String defaultSwitchValue
public function TraceSwitch (
	displayName : String, 
	description : String, 
	defaultSwitchValue : String



The name to display on a user interface.


The description of the switch.


The default value of the switch.

The displayName parameter is used to set the value of the DisplayName property, the description parameter is use to set the value of the Description property, and the defaultSwitchValue parameter is saved as a field and used to initialize the Value property on first reference. See the TraceSwitch(String,String) constructor for more information and a code example.

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