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DisplayAttribute.GetShortName Method

Returns the value of the ShortName property.

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

public string GetShortName()

Return Value

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

The short name is used as the grid column label for a UI element that is bound to the property that is annotated with this attribute. This property returns either the literal, non-localized string, or a localized string if ResourceType is not null.

.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.