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Assembly: System (in System.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|Equals||Determines whether two instances are equal. (Overrides Attribute::Equals(Object).)|
|GetHashCode||Returns the hash code for this instance. (Overrides Attribute::GetHashCode().)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|IsDefaultAttribute||Returns an indication whether the value of this instance is the default value. (Overrides Attribute::IsDefaultAttribute().)|
|Match||When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|_Attribute::GetIDsOfNames||Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute::GetTypeInfo||Retrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute::GetTypeInfoCount||Retrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)|
|_Attribute::Invoke||Provides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)|
If the attribute is placed on a property or a type, its text representation in a property window appears as dots or asterisks to indicate a password field.
This indication in no way represents any type of encryption or security. For more information about using attributes, see Extending Metadata Using Attributes.