.NET Framework Class Library
DisplayAttribute Class

Provides a general-purpose attribute that lets you specify localizable strings for types and members of entity partial classes.

Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
   SystemAttribute
    System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotationsDisplayAttribute

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assemblies:   System.ComponentModel.Annotations (in System.ComponentModel.Annotations.dll)
  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)
Syntax
<[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_0%]([%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_1%].Method Or [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_2%].Property Or [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_3%].Field Or [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_4%].Parameter, AllowMultiple := False)> _
Public NotInheritable Class DisplayAttribute _
	Inherits [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_0_0_5%]
[[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_0%]([%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_1%].Method|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_2%].Property|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_3%].Field|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_4%].Parameter, AllowMultiple = false)]
public sealed class DisplayAttribute : [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_1_0_5%]
[[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_0%]([%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_1%]::Method|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_2%]::Property|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_3%]::Field|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_4%]::Parameter, AllowMultiple = false)]
public ref class DisplayAttribute sealed : public [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_2_0_5%]
[<[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_0%]>]
[<[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_1%]([%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_2%].Method|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_3%].Property|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_4%].Field|[%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_5%].Parameter, AllowMultiple = false)>]
type DisplayAttribute =  
    class 
        inherit [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_3_0_6%] 
    end
public final class DisplayAttribute extends [%$TOPIC/dd411771_en-us_VS_110_2_0_4_0_0%]

The DisplayAttribute type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library DisplayAttributeInitializes a new instance of the DisplayAttribute class.
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Properties
  NameDescription
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library AutoGenerateFieldGets or sets a value that indicates whether UI should be generated automatically in order to display this field.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library AutoGenerateFilterGets or sets a value that indicates whether filtering UI is automatically displayed for this field.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library DescriptionGets or sets a value that is used to display a description in the UI.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library GroupNameGets or sets a value that is used to group fields in the UI.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library NameGets or sets a value that is used for display in the UI.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library OrderGets or sets the order weight of the column.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library PromptGets or sets a value that will be used to set the watermark for prompts in the UI.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library ResourceTypeGets or sets the type that contains the resources for the ShortName, Name, Prompt, and Description properties.
Public property Supported by Portable Class Library ShortNameGets or sets a value that is used for the grid column label.
Public property TypeIdWhen implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library EqualsInfrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetAutoGenerateFieldReturns the value of the AutoGenerateField property.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetAutoGenerateFilterReturns a value that indicates whether UI should be generated automatically in order to display filtering for this field.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetDescriptionReturns the value of the Description property.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetGroupNameReturns the value of the GroupName property.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetNameReturns a value that is used for field display in the UI.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetOrderReturns the value of the Order property.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetPromptReturns the value of the Prompt property.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetShortNameReturns the value of the ShortName property.
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library GetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method IsDefaultAttributeWhen overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method MatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public method Supported by Portable Class Library ToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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Explicit Interface Implementations
  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeGetIDsOfNamesMaps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeGetTypeInfoRetrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeGetTypeInfoCountRetrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetation Private method _AttributeInvokeProvides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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Remarks

The properties of this class can be used either as literals or as resource identifiers for a specified ResourceType instance.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
Thread Safety
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.