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Switch.DisplayName Property

Gets a name used to identify the switch.

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

public string DisplayName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name used to identify the switch. The default value is an empty string ("").

When you create a new Switch object, the DisplayName finds initial switch settings. For more information, see the Switch constructor and How to: Configure Trace Switches in the Visual Studio documentation.

The following code example displays the display name for the switch in use by a trace source. This code example is part of a larger example that can be found in the TraceSource class summary.

Console.WriteLine(ts.Switch.DisplayName);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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