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Component.ToString Method

Returns a String containing the name of the Component, if any. This method should not be overridden.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the name of the Component, if any, or null if the Component is unnamed.

A Component may or may not have a name. If a Component is given a name, the name is unique among other Component objects within its IContainer.

The ISite stores the name of the Component. A Component can only have an ISite if it has been added to an IContainer and the IContainer assigns an ISite to it.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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