How can I get the name of a variable passed into a function?

What you want isn’t possible directly but you can use Expressions in C# 3.0:

public void ExampleFunction(Expression<Func<string, string>> f) {
    Console.WriteLine((f.Body as MemberExpression).Member.Name);

ExampleFunction(x => WhatIsMyName);

Note that this relies on unspecified behaviour and while it does work in Microsoft’s current C# and VB compilers, and in Mono’s C# compiler, there’s no guarantee that this won’t stop working in future versions.

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