SPUser.Name property

Gets or sets the display name of the user.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

public override string Name { get; set; }

Property value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the display name.

To modify the display name for a user by setting the value of the Name property, call the Update method to effect the changes in the database.

The following code example modifies the display name for a specified user object.

using (SPSite oSiteCollection = SPContext.Current.Site)
{
    using (SPWeb oWebsite = oSiteCollection.AllWebs["Website_Name"])
    {
        SPUser oUser = oWebsite.AllUsers["User_Name"];
        oUser.Email = " E-mail_Address";
        oUser.Name = " Display_Name";
        oUser.Notes = " User_Notes";
        oUser.Update();
    }
}
NoteNote

Certain objects implement the IDisposable interface, and you must avoid retaining these objects in memory after they are no longer needed. For information about good coding practices, see Disposing Objects.

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