SerializerDescriptor.DisplayName Property

 

Gets the public display name of the serializer.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Documents.Serialization
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public string DisplayName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The public display name of the serializer.

The following example shows using DisplayName to obtain and display the public name of a plug-in serializer.

// ------------------------ PlugInFileFilter --------------------------
/// <summary>
///   Gets a filter string for installed plug-in serializers.</summary>
/// <remark>
///   PlugInFileFilter is used to set the SaveFileDialog or
///   OpenFileDialog "Filter" property when saving or opening files
///   using plug-in serializers.</remark>
private string PlugInFileFilter
{
    get
    {   // Create a SerializerProvider for accessing plug-in serializers.
        SerializerProvider serializerProvider = new SerializerProvider();
        string filter = "";

        // For each loadable serializer, add its display
        // name and extension to the filter string.
        foreach (SerializerDescriptor serializerDescriptor in
            serializerProvider.InstalledSerializers)
        {
            if (serializerDescriptor.IsLoadable)
            {
                // After the first, separate entries with a "|".
                if (filter.Length > 0)   filter += "|";

                // Add an entry with the plug-in name and extension.
                filter += serializerDescriptor.DisplayName + " (*" +
                    serializerDescriptor.DefaultFileExtension + ")|*" +
                    serializerDescriptor.DefaultFileExtension;
            }
        }

        // Return the filter string of installed plug-in serializers.
        return filter;
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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