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ProviderBase.Description Property

Gets a brief, friendly description suitable for display in administrative tools or other user interfaces (UIs).

Namespace:  System.Configuration.Provider
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

'Declaration
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Description As String
	Get

Property Value

Type: System.String
A brief, friendly description suitable for display in administrative tools or other UIs.

If a configured provider does not supply a description, the value of the Name property is returned as a default.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.
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