mvc display name

My class in c#
namespace Domain
{
    public class Principal
    {
        [Display(XmlName="FirstName")]
        public string firstName { get; set; }
 
     }
}

in my c# codes I would like to see
something like below:

generic.AddChild(doc, node,xmlName,"John Smiths");

is it possible?
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Easwaran ParamasivamCommented:
generic you mentioned is XML? The question is not clear.
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ITsolutionWizardAuthor Commented:
it is not about xml. I just want to extract the value from [Display(XmlName="FirstName")]
on my class.cs
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Miguel OzSoftware EngineerCommented:
XmlName does not exist in the Display attribute, but I think what you need is to get attribute name/value on the target property.
public class Principal
{
         [Display(Name="FirstName")]
         public string firstName { get; set; }
  
}

var propInfo = typeof(Principal).GetProperty("firstName ")
                             .GetCustomAttributes(typeof(DisplayAttribute),false)
                             .Cast<DisplayAttribute>().FirstOrDefault();

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propInfo will contain all the information that you require regarding the assigned Display attribute.
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ITsolutionWizardAuthor Commented:
[Display(XmlName="FirstName")]

Can you do above?
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ITsolutionWizardAuthor Commented:
[Display(Name="First Name")] will be used for the mvc view
I hope to get customized name for other resources ....
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