Represents a base class for objects with named instances. This class is abstract (MustInherit in Visual Basic)abstractMustInherit and so cannot be instantiated.


The following tables list the members exposed by FdfNamedObject.

Public Constructors

Name Description
Static Public method FdfNamedObject Overloaded. Initializes a new instance of the FdfNamedObject class.
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Public Properties

Name Description
Public property IsEmpty Returns True if object instance is considered empty, otherwise returns False. (inherited from FdfObject)
Public property Name Gets or sets the name of the object instance.
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Public Methods

Name Description
Public method Equals Overloaded. Returns True if two named objects are equal, otherwise returns False. Equality comparison is being performed upon objects' names.
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (inherited from Object)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (inherited from Object)
Public method GetTypeName Returns String representation of the underlying type. (inherited from FdfObject)
Public method IsValid Returns True if object instance is considered valid, otherwise returns False. (inherited from FdfObject)
Public method Merge
Public operator Static op_Equality Returns True if two named objects are equal, otherwise returns False.
Public operator Static op_Inequality Returns True if two named objects are not equal, otherwise returns False.
Public method ToString Overridden. Returns name of the current object instance.
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Protected Methods

Name Description
Family method Finalize Allows an Object to attempt to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (inherited from Object)
Family method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (inherited from Object)
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Explicit Interface Implementations

Name Description
Static Private method FdfNamedObject Overloaded. Initializes a new instance of the FdfNamedObject class.
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See Also