DisplayAttribute.GetName Method

Returns a value that is used for field display in the UI.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)

public string GetName()

Return Value

Type: System.String
The localized string for the Name property, if the ResourceType property has been specified and the Name property represents a resource key; otherwise, the non-localized value of the Name property.


The ResourceType property and the Name property are initialized, but a public static property that has a name that matches the Name value could not be found for the ResourceType property.

The name is typically used as the field label for a UI element that is bound to the property that is annotated with the Name property. A null value or empty string is valid.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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