TypeDescriptor::GetClassName Method (Object, Boolean)

Returns the name of the class for the specified component using a custom type descriptor.

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

public:
static String^ GetClassName(
	Object^ component, 
	bool noCustomTypeDesc
)

Parameters

component
Type: System::Object

The Object for which you want the class name.

noCustomTypeDesc
Type: System::Boolean

true to consider custom type description information; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System::String
A String containing the name of the class for the specified component.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

component is nullptr.

NotSupportedException

component is a cross-process remoted object.

Typically, this method returns the full Type name for the component parameter type. For example, the class name for a button is "System.Windows.Forms.Button". If the component parameter implements ICustomTypeDescriptor, it can return an alternate name.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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