GetName Method

DisplayAttribute.GetName Method ()

.NET Framework (current version)

Returns a value that is used for field display in the UI.

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

public string GetName()

Return Value

Type: System.String

The localized string for the Name property, if the ResourceType property has been specified and the Name property represents a resource key; otherwise, the non-localized value of the Name property.

Exception Condition

The ResourceType property and the Name property are initialized, but a public static property that has a name that matches the Name value could not be found for the ResourceType property.

The name is typically used as the field label for a UI element that is bound to the property that is annotated with the Name property. A null value or empty string is valid.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 3.0
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