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SyndicationItem.Summary Property

Gets and sets the summary of the syndication item.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public TextSyndicationContent Summary { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Syndication.TextSyndicationContent
A TextSyndicationContent that contains a summary of the item.

When serialized to Atom 1.0, this property is written to a <summary> element. When serialized to RSS 2.0, this property is written to a <description> element.

The following code shows how to set the Summary property on a SyndicationItem instance.


SyndicationItem item = new SyndicationItem("Item Title", "Item Content", new Uri("http://Item/Alternate/Link"));
item.Summary = new TextSyndicationContent("This is a syndication item summary");


The following XML shows how the Summary property is serialized to Atom 1.0.


<summary type="text">this is a summary for my item</summary>


The following XML shows how the Summary property is serialized to RSS 2.0.


<description>this is a summary for my item</description>


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.
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