ModelMetadata::GetSimpleDisplayText Method ()
Returns the simple description of the model.
Assembly: System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)
This method is used to retrieve text to display as an alternative to the description of a complex object. If no value is specified for the SimpleDisplayText property, the value that is returned by this method follows these rules:
If the model is null, the method returns the value of the NullDisplayText property.
If the type has overridden the ToString method, the method returns the value that is returned by the method override.
If the model has no properties, the method returns an empty string.
If the model’s first property is null, the method returns that property’s NullDisplayText value.
Otherwise, the method returns the model’s first property’s string value.