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DataTypeAttribute Constructor (DataType)

Initializes a new instance of the DataTypeTypeAttribute class by using the specified type name.

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

public DataTypeAttribute(
	DataType dataType
)

Parameters

dataType
Type: System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.DataType
The name of the type to associate with the data field.

The name is one of the values that are defined by the System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.DataType enumeration.

The following example shows how to use the DataTypeAttribute(DataType) constructor to specify an alternative type for a data field.


// Add type information.
[DataType(DataType.EmailAddress)]
public object EmailAddress;


.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.
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