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ParenthesizePropertyNameAttribute Class

Indicates whether the name of the associated property is displayed with parentheses in the Properties window. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class ParenthesizePropertyNameAttribute : Attribute

A ParenthesizePropertyNameAttribute with a NeedParenthesis value of true indicates to the Properties window that the associated property should be displayed with parentheses around its name. The Properties window displays a property with parentheses around its name near the top of the list in alphabetical mode, or near the top of its category if the Properties window is in categorize mode.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0