NewItemFactory.GetDisplayName Method

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Returns the name that is used in the drop-down list to identify the Type that is added to the collection.

Namespace:  System.Activities.Design.PropertyEditing
Assembly:  System.Activities.Design.Base (in System.Activities.Design.Base.dll)


Public Overridable Function GetDisplayName ( _
    type As Type _
) As String
Dim instance As NewItemFactory
Dim type As Type
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = instance.GetDisplayName(type)
public virtual string GetDisplayName(
    Type type
virtual String^ GetDisplayName(
    Type^ type
public function GetDisplayName(
    type : Type
) : String
abstract GetDisplayName : 
        type:Type -> string 
override GetDisplayName : 
        type:Type -> string 


Return Value

Type: System.String
A string display name for the specified type.

.NET Framework Security


Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

See Also


NewItemFactory Class

NewItemFactory Members

System.Activities.Design.PropertyEditing Namespace