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DisplayAttribute.AutoGenerateField Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether UI should be generated automatically in order to display this field.

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

public bool AutoGenerateField { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if UI should be generated automatically to display this field; otherwise, false.


An attempt was made to get the property value before it was set.

Do not use this property to access the AutoGenerateField property. Use the GetAutoGenerateField method instead.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.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.