TraceSource.Name Property

 

Gets the name of the trace source.

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

public string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the trace source.

The name is set by the name parameter passed to the constructor. You can refer to the trace source by using the name attribute in the configuration file.

The following XML element shows referring to a trace source in the configuration file.

<configuration>
  <system.diagnostics>
    <sources>
      <source name="TraceTest">
      </source>
    </sources>
  </system.diagnostics>
</configuration>

The following code sample shows how to name a trace source in the constructor call. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the TraceSource class.

// Initialize the trace source.
static TraceSource ts = new TraceSource("TraceTest");

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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