ValidationContext.MemberName Property

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Gets or sets the programmatic name of the member to validate.

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


Public Property MemberName As String
public string MemberName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The programmatic name of the member to validate.


The MemberName property represents an entity member name. Therefore, this name is not a localized name. It should be set only for property or parameter contexts. For the name to display to users, see the DisplayName property.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.