Switch.DisplayName Property

Gets a name used to identify the switch.

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

public string DisplayName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name used to identify the switch. The default value is an empty string ("").

When you create a new Switch object, the DisplayName finds initial switch settings. For more information, see the Switch constructor and How to: Configure Trace Switches in the Visual Studio documentation.

The following code example displays the display name for the switch in use by a trace source. This code example is part of a larger example that can be found in the TraceSource class summary.


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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