Name Property
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TraceSource.Name Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the name of the trace source.

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

public string Name { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Name ()

public function get Name () : String

Property Value

The name of the trace source.

The name is set by the name parameter passed to the constructor or by the trace source name attribute in the configuration file.

The following XML element shows the naming of 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");

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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