DataTypeAttribute Constructor (DataType)

 

Initializes a new instance of the DataTypeAttribute 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;

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 3.0
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