DebuggerBrowsableAttribute Constructor (DebuggerBrowsableState)


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Initializes a new instance of the DebuggerBrowsableAttribute class.

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

public DebuggerBrowsableAttribute(
	DebuggerBrowsableState state


Type: System.Diagnostics.DebuggerBrowsableState

One of the DebuggerBrowsableState values that specifies how to display the member.

Exception Condition

state is not one of the DebuggerBrowsableState values.

This attribute can be applied only to properties and fields.

The following code example shows the use of a DebuggerBrowsableAttribute attribute to instruct the debugger to not display the root (property name) of the Keys property, but to display the elements of the array that Keys gets. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DebuggerDisplayAttribute class.

public KeyValuePairs[] Keys
        KeyValuePairs[] keys = new KeyValuePairs[hashtable.Count];

        int i = 0;
        foreach(object key in hashtable.Keys)
            keys[i] = new KeyValuePairs(hashtable, key, hashtable[key]);
        return keys;

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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