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Name Property (ElementControl)

FarPoint.Win Assembly > FarPoint.Win Namespace > ElementControl Class : Name Property
Gets or sets the name used in code to identify the control.
Public Shadows Property Name As String
Dim instance As ElementControl
Dim value As String
instance.Name = value
value = instance.Name
public new string Name {get; set;}

Property Value

String containing the name of the control

The name of a control must start with a letter and can contain a maximum of 40 characters. It can include numbers and underscore characters, but it cannot include punctuation or spaces. Different controls used on the same form cannot share the same name.

  • Although some controls use the Name property value as the default value for the Text property, changing either property does not affect the other.
  • For more information, see the Name property in the Microsoft .NET Framework Reference.

You cannot change the name of a control at run time.

Note: Changing the name of a control can affect existing code that uses the name.
See Also


ElementControl Class
ElementControl Members
Text Property