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Description Property

SiteMapNode.Description Property

Gets or sets a description for the SiteMapNode.

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

public virtual string Description { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string that represents a description of the node; otherwise, String.Empty.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The node is read-only.

While the Title of a SiteMapNode is used by some navigation controls as a label or hyperlink, the Description is used as a ToolTip element for mouse over events.

A localized value of the Description property is returned if the EnableLocalization property is true.

TopicLocation
How to: Localize Site-Map DataBuilding ASP .NET Web Applications
How to: Localize Site-Map DataBuilding ASP .NET Web Applications

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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