Name propertyOfficial Content
The Name property identifies an object in a Module.


Its value must begin with an alphabetic character and may be followed by alphanumeric characters and/or the underscore sign ("_") for a maximum length of 256 characters. The number of significant characters (the number or characters used for identification purposes) is controlled by the following properties:

In Data View object, is the name of the external physical (or logical in the iSeries) file, or of the external index file that GeneXus will use when referring to the internal index.


  • You should avoid starting object names with "GX". This prefix is reserved for GeneXus internal use.
  • The name cannot contain blank spaces.

It applies to any object that includes this property.

How to apply changes

To apply changes made by this property, do a Re-Build All.

See Also

Attribute definition
Domain definition
Define variable

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