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CustomTypeDescriptor.GetComponentName Method

Returns the name of the class represented by this type descriptor.

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

public virtual string GetComponentName()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the name of the component instance this type descriptor is describing. The default is null.



If a parent custom type descriptor was passed to the CustomTypeDescriptor constructor, the GetComponentName method will call the parent's corresponding method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.