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SuppressMessageAttribute.Category Property

Gets the category identifying the classification of the attribute.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics.CodeAnalysis
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string Category { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The category identifying the attribute.

The Category property describes the tool or tool analysis category for which a message suppression attribute applies.

The following code example shows the use of the SuppressMessageAttribute attribute to suppress warnings for the Microsoft.Performance category and the CA1801 and CA1804 check identifiers. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SuppressMessageAttribute class.


[SuppressMessage("Microsoft.Performance", "CA1801:ReviewUnusedParameters", MessageId = "isChecked")]
[SuppressMessage("Microsoft.Performance", "CA1804:RemoveUnusedLocals", MessageId = "fileIdentifier")]
static void FileNode(string name, bool isChecked)
{
    string fileIdentifier = name;
    string fileName = name;
    string version = String.Empty;
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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