.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+
.NET 5.0+

CaptionHelper.GetMemberCaption(Type, String) Method

Returns the display caption corresponding to a business class‘ property.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Utils

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.v21.2.dll


public static string GetMemberCaption(
    Type objectType,
    string memberName


Name Type Description
objectType Type

A Type object representing the type of the business class that declares the required property.

memberName String

A string specifying the name of the required property.


Type Description

A string representing the display caption corresponding to the specified property.


For properties of business classes used in an XAF application, this method returns the IModelCommonMemberViewItem.Caption property value of the corresponding Member node. For all the other properties, the GetMemberCaption method returns the first part of the specified property name.

To see an example of using this method, refer to the Add an Action with Option Selection tutorial lesson.

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