DisplayName Property

Switch.DisplayName Property


Gets a name used to identify the switch.

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

Public ReadOnly Property DisplayName As String

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: Create, Initialize and 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.


.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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