WebDisplayNameAttribute Class

 

Defines the friendly name for a property of a Web Parts control.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.WebDisplayNameAttribute

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Property)]
public class WebDisplayNameAttribute : Attribute

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodWebDisplayNameAttribute()

Initializes a new instance of the WebDisplayNameAttribute class without a specified name.

System_CAPS_pubmethodWebDisplayNameAttribute(String)

Initializes a new instance of the WebDisplayNameAttribute class with a specified display name.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyDisplayName

Gets the name of a property to display in a PropertyGridEditorPart control.

System_CAPS_protpropertyDisplayNameValue

Gets or sets the name to display in the PropertyGridEditorPart control.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTypeId

When implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute.(Inherited from Attribute.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object.(Overrides Attribute.Equals(Object).)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Returns the hash code for the display name value.(Overrides Attribute.GetHashCode().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodIsDefaultAttribute()

Determines whether the current instance is set to the default value.(Overrides Attribute.IsDefaultAttribute().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodMatch(Object)

When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticDefault

Represents an instance of the WebDisplayNameAttribute class with the DisplayName property set to an empty string ("").

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetIDsOfNames(Guid, IntPtr, UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfo(UInt32, UInt32, IntPtr)

Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface.(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCount(UInt32)

Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1).(Inherited from Attribute.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethod_Attribute.Invoke(UInt32, Guid, UInt32, Int16, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr, IntPtr)

Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object.(Inherited from Attribute.)

The PropertyGridEditorPart control provides a generic user interface (UI) that enables users to edit custom properties on WebPart and server controls placed in WebPartZoneBase zones. The editing UI is provided for properties that are marked in the source code with the WebBrowsable attribute (from the WebBrowsableAttribute class). When a property is marked with this attribute, a PropertyGridEditorPart control creates the editing UI based on the type of the property, and uses a PropertyDescriptor object if needed to convert the value in each editing control to the type of the property.

The WebDisplayName attribute (from the WebDisplayNameAttribute class) allows you to specify the text for the label that appears with each control in the editing UI.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the WebDisplayNameAttribute attribute to assign a display name to a property on a Web Parts control. The custom UserJobType property is given a friendly name "Job Type" to display in the PropertyGridEditorPart control. This example is part of a larger example found in the PropertyGridEditorPart class overview.

[Personalizable(), WebBrowsable(), WebDisplayName("Job Type"), 
  WebDescription("Select the category that corresponds to your job.")]
public JobTypeName UserJobType
{
  get
  {
    object o = ViewState["UserJobType"];
    if (o != null)
      return (JobTypeName)o;
    else
      return _userJobType;
  }

  set { _userJobType = (JobTypeName)value; }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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