DataColumn.Name Property (Visio)

Gets the unique name of the data column in its parent data recordset. Read-only.

Note This Visio object or member is available only to licensed users of Visio Professional 2013.


expression. Name

expression A variable that represents a DataColumn object.

Return value



The Name property is the default property of the DataColumn object. The value of Name is unique within a particular data recordset and therefore uniquely identifies the column in the data recordset. The value that Visio assigns for the Name property is the same as, or derived from, the name of the column in the original data source.

For a given column, the value of the Name property is not necessarily the same as that of the DisplayName property, which specifies the name of the column in the External Data window in the Visio user interface, and which is read/write.