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CaptionHelper.GetDisplayText(Object) Method

Returns the value of the specified object's default member.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Utils

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.v20.1.dll


public static string GetDisplayText(
    object theObject
Public Shared Function GetDisplayText(
    theObject As Object
) As String


Name Type Description
theObject Object

An object for which a display text is generated.


Type Description

A string that is the value of the default member.


To generate a display text for an object, the value of its default member (see ITypeInfo.DefaultMember) is retrieved. This value is formatted according to the format specified by the IModelClass.ObjectCaptionFormat property of the Application Model's BOModel | <Class> node.

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