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ValidationContext.DisplayName Property

Gets or sets the name of the member to validate.

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

public string DisplayName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the member to validate.

The DisplayName value is the name that is shown to the user. If a display name is not explicitly set, this property uses the value that is assigned by the associated DisplayAttribute object. If that attribute does not exist, the property returns the value of the MemberName property.

.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.