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DebuggerBrowsableAttribute Constructor

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.


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;

.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.