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DisplayColumnAttribute Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the DisplayColumnAttribute class by using the specified column.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)

public DisplayColumnAttribute(
	string displayColumn


Type: System.String
The name of the column to use as the display column.

The following example shows how to define the parent column to display in a page for the child table as the foreign-key column.

public partial class Customer


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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