EventLogEntry.Category Property

Definition

Gets the text associated with the CategoryNumber property for this entry.

public:
 property System::String ^ Category { System::String ^ get(); };
public string Category { get; }
member this.Category : string
Public ReadOnly Property Category As String

Property Value

String

The application-specific category text.

Exceptions

The space could not be allocated for one of the insertion strings associated with the category.

Remarks

Each application (event source) can define its own numbered categories and the text strings to which they are mapped. The Event Viewer can use the category to filter events in the log.

Applies to

See also