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Type.FullName Property

Gets the fully qualified name of the Type, including the namespace of the Type.

[Visual Basic]
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property FullName As String
[C#]
public abstract string FullName {get;}
[C++]
public: __property virtual String* get_FullName() = 0;
[JScript]
public abstract function get FullName() : String;

Property Value

A string containing the fully qualified name of the Type, including the namespace of the Type.

Remarks

For example, the fully qualified name of the C# string type is System.String.

This property is read-only.

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following example displays the full name of the specified type.

[Visual Basic] 
Imports System

Class TestFullName
   
    Public Shared Sub Main()
        Dim t As Type = GetType(Array)
        Console.WriteLine("The full name of the Array type is {0}.", t.FullName)
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'TestFullName

[C#] 
using System;
class TestFullName 
{
public static void Main() 
    {
    Type t = typeof(Array);
    Console.WriteLine("The full name of the Array type is {0}.", t.FullName);
    }
} 

[C++] 
#using <mscorlib.dll>

using namespace System;

int main() {
   Type*  t = __typeof(Array);
   Console::WriteLine(S"The full name of the Array type is {0}.", t->FullName);
} 

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] This code produces the following output:

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The full name of the Array type is

System.Array

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework, Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) Standard

See Also

Type Class | Type Members | System Namespace | String | Namespace | AssemblyQualifiedName | Specifying Fully Qualified Type Names | AssemblyName

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